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'Impossible' to isolate Russia, Moscow will turn to Middle East: Putin

'Impossible' to isolate Russia, Moscow will turn to Middle East: Putin

REUTERS 2022-09-07 13:28:40

Russian President Vladimir Putin said it would be "impossible" to isolate Russia and that Moscow would defy the West's attempts to push Russia off the global stage. Speaking at an economic forum in t...

Ukrainian 'counter-attack underway,' UN pushes for nuclear plant's safety

Ukrainian 'counter-attack underway,' UN pushes for nuclear plant's safety

REUTERS 2022-09-07 11:45:16

Ukrainian forces have attacked the Russian-held eastern town of Balakliia in the Kharkiv region, a senior pro-Moscow separatist official said, as Ukrainian officials remained guarded about how a...

Putin approves new foreign policy doctrine based on 'Russian World' concept

Putin approves new foreign policy doctrine based on 'Russian World' concept

-- 2022-09-06 21:38:30

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Monday approved a new foreign policy doctrine based around the concept of a ‘Russian World’, a notion that conservative ideologues have used to j...

Queen Elizabeth appoints Liz Truss as British prime minister

Queen Elizabeth appoints Liz Truss as British prime minister

-- 2022-09-06 18:04:09

Queen Elizabeth appointed Liz Truss as British prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with steering the country through a looming recession and energy crisis that threatens the futures of millions of house...

Boris Johnson bows out as British PM, Liz Truss to take over

Boris Johnson bows out as British PM, Liz Truss to take over

-- 2022-09-06 16:08:24

Boris Johnson bowed out as British prime minister on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous three years in office and bequeathing his successor Liz Truss a daunting list of problems to tackle. Johnson, who was...

Russian missile attack kills three civilians in Kharkiv region

Russian missile attack kills three civilians in Kharkiv region

REUTERS 2022-09-06 15:03:23

Three people died as a result of rocket fire in the Kharkiv region during the past day, including an elderly woman who died this night in Kharkiv city, the region's governor said on Tuesday. Kharkiv,...

Russia is buying artillery ammunition from North Korea: Report

Russia is buying artillery ammunition from North Korea: Report

REUTERS 2022-09-06 11:19:47

US intelligence has assessed that Moscow is buying artillery ammunition from North Korea, the New York Times reported, on the heels of reports that the Russian military has begun using Iranian-made dr...

Russian court sentences former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason

Russian court sentences former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason

-- 2022-09-05 21:46:17

A Russian court on Monday sentenced a former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason after prosecutors said he disclosed state secrets, a ruling his supporters said was an unduly harsh punishment...

Liz Truss vows to deal with energy crisis as next British PM

Liz Truss vows to deal with energy crisis as next British PM

-- 2022-09-05 21:19:59

Britain’s Liz Truss has promised to take action to deal with surging energy costs after winning the Tory leadership contest to become the next PM. In a poll of party members, the foreign secret...

Novaya Gazeta, one of last independent news outlets in Russia, banned by court

Novaya Gazeta, one of last independent news outlets in Russia, banned by court

-- 2022-09-05 20:42:34

Novaya Gazeta, one of Russia's last independent news outlets, was stripped of its media licence on Monday, and in effect banned from operating. Russia's media watchdog Rozkomnadzor had accused the pu...

Liz Truss named as Britain's next prime minister

Liz Truss named as Britain's next prime minister

-- 2022-09-05 17:53:00

Liz Truss was named as Britain's next prime minister on Monday, winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative party at a time when the country faces a cost of living crisis, industrial unre...

Barcelona renewing Sergi Roberto makes no sense now

Barcelona renewing Sergi Roberto makes no sense now

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-09-05 17:16:55

Sergi Roberto's previous contract was going to end last season. Barcelona initially looked reluctant to renew, while Roberto was on the contrary. However, the contract was renewed for one more year a...

Ukraine's Zelensky warns of hard winter, reports war progress

Ukraine's Zelensky warns of hard winter, reports war progress

-- 2022-09-05 10:32:07

European leaders on Sunday sought to ease the impact of high energy prices across the continent, after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned of a difficult winter, even as he reported pr...

Britain's Liz Truss expected to be named new prime minister

Britain's Liz Truss expected to be named new prime minister

-- 2022-09-05 10:11:09

Liz Truss is expected to be named leader of the governing Conservative Party and Britain's next prime minister on Monday, poised to take power at a time when the country faces a cost of living crisis,...

Ukraine nuclear plant loses power line as Moscow, West energy row escalates

Ukraine nuclear plant loses power line as Moscow, West energy row escalates

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-09-04 10:54:57

A critical nuclear power plant in Ukraine again lost external power, international energy officials said on Saturday, heightening concerns as the energy battle between Moscow and the West ramped up in...

Thousands of Russians bid farewell to last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

Thousands of Russians bid farewell to last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

-- 2022-09-03 19:31:27

Thousands of Russians filed past the open casket of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, on Saturday with many saying they wanted to honour his memory as "a peacemaker" who dismantl...

Unattended bag at Heathrow Airport prompts evacuation

Unattended bag at Heathrow Airport prompts evacuation

-- 2022-09-02 17:53:52

London police said on Friday an unattended bag in Heathrow Airport's Terminal 2, which prompted an evacuation, was deemed not to be suspicious, adding the incident had been stood down. "We were calle...

Rising energy prices could fuel social unrest across Europe this winter

Rising energy prices could fuel social unrest across Europe this winter

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-09-02 11:58:48

Europe's wealthiest nations face rising risks of civil unrest over the winter, including street protests and demonstrations, due to high energy prices and mounting costs of living, according to a risk...

Putin denies Gorbachev a state funeral

Putin denies Gorbachev a state funeral

-- 2022-09-01 21:43:38

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to miss the funeral of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, denying the man who failed to prevent the collapse of the Soviet empire the full state honours gra...

Poland seeks $1.3t in WWII reparations from Germany

Poland seeks $1.3t in WWII reparations from Germany

-- 2022-09-01 20:26:34

Poland has estimated its World War II losses caused by Germany at 6.2 trillion zlotys ($1.32 trillion) and announced its plan to officially demand reparations from Berlin. The remarks were made on Th...

The legendary trio has broken, what next?

The legendary trio has broken, what next?

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-09-01 18:59:01

There have been plenty of blockbuster transfers in this window. The latest one is Casemiro joining Manchester United from Real Madrid. Manchester United seems happy because they could finally recruit...

Manchester City got the missing piece of the puzzle in Erling Haaland

Manchester City got the missing piece of the puzzle in Erling Haaland

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-09-01 16:31:41

Pep Guardiola has been criticised incessantly in the past few seasons for quite a few things, and not deploying a pure centre-forward in most games has been one of them.   After Sergio Ague...

N Korea may send workers to Russian-occupied east Ukraine

N Korea may send workers to Russian-occupied east Ukraine

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-09-01 10:47:16

As the war in Ukraine stretches into its seventh month, North Korea is hinting at its interest in sending construction workers to help rebuild Russian-occupied territories in the country's east. The...

EU foreign ministers agree to suspend visa deal with Russia

EU foreign ministers agree to suspend visa deal with Russia

-- 2022-08-31 20:25:46

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday to fully suspend a visa facilitation agreement with Russia, making it harder and more costly for Russian citizens to enter the EU, the bloc's forei...

West must not underestimate Russia's military strength, German defence chief warns

West must not underestimate Russia's military strength, German defence chief warns

-- 2022-08-31 20:23:24

Germany's chief of defence has warned that the West must not underestimate Moscow's military strength, saying Russia has the scope to open up a second front should it choose to do so. "The bulk of th...

Russia halts Nord Stream 1 gas flow to Europe again

Russia halts Nord Stream 1 gas flow to Europe again

-- 2022-08-31 17:14:02

Russia’s state-owned energy giant Gazprom has again suspended gas deliveries on the arterial Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany, citing maintenance requirements. The suspension is the latest in...

Ukraine makes push along entire front, Zelensky says, as Russia halts gas

Ukraine makes push along entire front, Zelensky says, as Russia halts gas

-- 2022-08-31 17:06:07

Ukrainian troops have attacked Russian positions along the entire front, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, while Russia halted gas supplies via a major pipeline to Germany citing the need f...

Mikhail Gorbachev dies at 91

Mikhail Gorbachev dies at 91

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-31 11:30:02

Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War without bloodshed but failed to prevent the collapse of the Soviet Union, died on Tuesday at the age of 91, Russian news agencies cited hospital officials as...

France accuses Russia of using gas supply as 'weapon of war'

France accuses Russia of using gas supply as 'weapon of war'

-- 2022-08-30 19:16:23

France on Tuesday accused Moscow of using energy supplies as "a weapon of war" as Russian gas giant Gazprom reduced deliveries to one of its main utilities and prepared to halt flows along the major p...

UN agency to inspect Ukraine nuclear plant in urgent mission

UN agency to inspect Ukraine nuclear plant in urgent mission

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-30 10:35:38

A UN nuclear watchdog team set off on an urgent mission Monday to safeguard the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia atomic power plant at the heart of fighting in Ukraine, a long-awaited trip the world hope...