Australia says the presence of a Chinese spy ship off the west coast is “worrying”

Australia says the presence of a Chinese spy ship off the west coast is “worrying”

SYDNEY, May 13 (Reuters) – A Chinese intelligence ship has been tracked off the west coast of Australia within 50 nautical miles of a sensitive defense facility, Australia said on Friday, raising concerns amid China’s election campaign in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the ship of the Chinese navy was not in … Read more

Russia needs denazification, says Pussy leader Riot after the escape

Russia needs denazification, says Pussy leader Riot after the escape

BERLIN, May 12 (Reuters) – Russia, not Ukraine, needs denazification, said anti-Kremlin punk band leader Pussy Riot, who left Russia this week disguised as a food courier before her group began a concert tour against rate. At a rehearsal for a concert on Thursday in the German capital, Maria Aljohina said that the Russians must … Read more

Ukraine says it has damaged a Russian ship and is seeking the evacuation of wounded Mariupol fighters

Ukraine says it has damaged a Russian ship and is seeking the evacuation of wounded Mariupol fighters

Ukraine says it has damaged a Russian supply ship in the Black Sea Relatives of Mariupol fighters are praying for salvation Finland wants security after the Russian invasion of Ukraine Sweden is expected to follow suit in its bid to join the alliance HARKIV, Ukraine, May 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said it damaged a Russian … Read more

The gas supply crisis in Europe is growing after Russia imposed sanctions

The gas supply crisis in Europe is growing after Russia imposed sanctions

Russia imposes sanctions on Gazprom’s European subsidiaries A Polish company that manages the Jamal-Europe section was also hit Germany is losing 10 million cubic meters a day in gas supplies Dutch gas prices close to 12% higher BERLIN, May 12 (Reuters) – Pressure on Europe to secure alternative gas supplies intensified on Thursday after Moscow … Read more

A Ukrainian fighter trapped in a steel plant in Mariupol is seeking help from Elon Musk

A Ukrainian fighter trapped in a steel plant in Mariupol is seeking help from Elon Musk

View shows Azovstal iron and steel plant destroyed during Ukraine-Russia conflict in southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine, May 11, 2022. REUTERS / Alekander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com To register KIEV, May 12 (Reuters) – One of the fighters hiding in a steel plant under siege by Russian forces in … Read more

Siemens is leaving Russia because of the war in Ukraine, taking great responsibility

Siemens is leaving Russia because of the war in Ukraine, taking great responsibility

Siemens leaves Russia after 170 years Russia accounts for about 1% of total revenues Shares fall after earnings failures Director General condemns the war in Ukraine ZURICH, May 12 (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) will leave the Russian market due to the war in Ukraine, it announced on Thursday, suffering damage of 600 million euros (630 … Read more

Finland must apply for NATO membership “without delay,” Finnish leaders say

Finland must apply for NATO membership “without delay,” Finnish leaders say

Finland and Sweden will apply in the “coming days” – sources Membership is expected to come soon Finnish public opinion has reversed the war in Ukraine The Baltic countries welcome the statement HELSINKI, May 12 (Reuters) – Finland must submit a request to join the NATO military alliance “without delay”, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and … Read more

Russia has imposed sanctions on Gazprom’s units in Europe and the United States, which are part of the pipeline’s owners

Russia has imposed sanctions on Gazprom’s units in Europe and the United States, which are part of the pipeline’s owners

The Russian government has published a list of affected companies A presidential decree on May 3 banned trade with companies on the list LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) – Moscow has imposed sanctions on the owner of the Polish section of the Yamal pipeline carrying Russian gas to Europe, as well as a former German unit … Read more

NATO will welcome the Nordic members while Ukraine suppresses Russian forces

NATO will welcome the Nordic members while Ukraine suppresses Russian forces

Finland is expected to announce its candidacy to join NATO Ukraine is stopping the main route for Russian gas to Europe Russia imposes sanctions on Gazprom’s units in Europe, USA Ukrainian forces are trying to cut off Russian supply lines on the battlefield KIEV, BRUSSELS, May 12 (Reuters) – Finland is expected to announce its … Read more

On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, a city is freezing ties with its eastern neighbor

On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, a city is freezing ties with its eastern neighbor

The city was a symbol of cross-border cooperation in the Arctic Norwegians, Russians, Ukrainians live together Companies depend on Russia, reducing their ties KIRKENES, Norway, May 11 (Reuters) – Kirkenes, a Norwegian city one step away from Russia, has been a symbol of cross-border harmony in the Arctic for more than three decades. That came … Read more