Latest news from Russia and the war in Ukraine

Ukraine’s economy has seen a sharp decline due to Russia’s war, says top help A view of damage after market place hit by Russian attacks as Russia-Ukraine War continues in Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on July 25, 2022. Metin Atkas | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Russia’s assault on Ukraine has taken a significant toll … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war updates for July 25, 2022

Moldova fears Russian invasion Natalia Gavrilița, the prime minister of nearby Moldova spoke to CNN Sundaysaying “nobody is safe” with the conflict raging in Eastern Europe. “It’s a hypothetical scenario for now, but if the military actions move further into the southwestern part of Ukraine and toward Odesa then, of course, we are very worried,” … Read more

EU asks member states to ration energy as Putin tightens grip on gas supplies

Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, said that it is likely that Russia will end its gas supplies to Europe. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images European countries are being asked to curb their consumption of natural gas by at least 15% until next spring, as part of a wider plan to … Read more

Italian bonds push higher as PM Mario Draghi suggests he’ll stay in power

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi Antonio Masiello | Getty Images News | Getty Images Italy’s Mario Draghi Wednesday said he will stay in power provided parliamentarians back his coalition government — offering some relief to bond markets ahead of a key European Central Bank Thursday meeting. Political instability returned to Rome last week when one … Read more

Europe to ask countries to reduce energy usage as Putin tightens grip on gas

The European Commission is putting forward new measures so member states are better prepared for the winter, when their energy needs are higher. This comes as Gazprom claims it can’t fulfill gas contracts with Europe. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | Getty Images European countries will reportedly have to quickly curb their consumption of … Read more

US Treasury secretary on supply chain resilience: Use friend-shoring

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (pictured here at a news conference, ahead of the G-20 meeting in Bali on July 14), said supply chain resilience is a key focus of the Biden-Harris administration. Made Nagi | Reuters US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has reiterated the need for the United States and its trusted trading partners … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Central Kramatorsk attacked, number of victims being assessed The center of Kramatorsk, a key target for Russian forces in Donetsk, has been attacked according to the city’s mayor, with the number of victims yet to be determined. “An attack on the central part of Kramatorsk. There are victims. Specialists of explosive engineering services and rescuers … Read more

“Alert rouge” for childhood vaccination across the world

That 25 million children received one or more doses of vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and poliomyelitis, in 2021. Cette faible couverture a entraîné l’apparition d’épidémies evitables. The Covid-19 crisis and the disinformation sont à l’origine de la plus forte baisse continue de la vaccination infantile contre d’autres maladies en quasiment trois décennies, selon a report … Read more

In Arabie Saoudite, le grand pèlerinage touche à sa fin au premier jour de l’Aïd

Les fidèles musulmans ont réalisé samedi la dernière étape majeure du grand pèlerinage à La Mecque, au premier jour de l’Aïd al-Adha, la fête du sacrifice marked the end of hajj. Les fidèles musulmans ont réalisé samedi la dernière étape majeure du grand pèlerinage à La Mecque, au premier jour de l’Aïd al-Adha, la fête … Read more

the European Parliament voted in favor of the prolongation

Seoul deputes RN even if François-Xavier Bellamy s’y sont opposés, côté français. Le gouvernement Macron envisage de conserver le passe aux frontières. Alors que l’Europe est au pied de la septième vague de Covid-19, poussée par la propagation des variants BA.4 et BA.5, venus tout droit d’Afrique du Sud, l’Union européenne s’est penchée le 23 … Read more