RUSSIA

Russia cuts off gas exports to Finland in symbolic move

After decades of energy cooperation that was seen beneficial for both Helsinki and Moscow, Finland’s energy ties with Russia are now all but gone.

published on : 21st May 2022

Russia halts gas supplies to Finland

Natural gas accounts for about eight percent of Finland's energy consumption and most of it comes from Russia.

published on : 21st May 2022

Wimbledon's Russia ban prompts tours to cut ranking points 

In a technical sense, this renders the event an exhibition, because there are no ranking points at stake.

published on : 21st May 2022

In biggest victory yet, Russia claims to capture Mariupol

As they surrendered, the Ukrainian troops were taken prisoner by the Russians, and at least some were taken to a former penal colony. Others were said to be hospitalized

published on : 21st May 2022

Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol

Russia’s state news agency RIA Novosti quoted the ministry as saying a total of 2,439 Ukrainian fighters who had been holed up at the steelworks had surrendered since Monday.

published on : 21st May 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis hits Gujarat diamond industry, here's why

Major diamond factories in Surat have reduced the working week from three to four days. Several small factories in Surat have been closed for the time being.

published on : 20th May 2022

Champion Russian volleyball coach Andrei Voronkov faces ban for racist slur

One of Russia's leading volleyball coaches faces a ban of up to two years for using a racist slur to describe an opposition player during the national championship series.

published on : 20th May 2022

12 killed in Russian attacks in Severodonetsk

Russian forces attacked the cities of Lysychansk and Severodonetsk in Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk.

published on : 20th May 2022

US accuses Russia of weaponizing food in Ukraine war

Vassily Nebenzia warned that unless this issue is resolved, we cannot speak of any opportunities to export Ukrainian grain by sea.

published on : 20th May 2022

Senate ships $40 billion Ukraine aid bill to Biden for signature

The legislation, approved 86-11 Thursday was backed by every voting Democrat and most Republicans.

published on : 20th May 2022

Dr Reddy’s universal booster jab on the cards

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has begun working on Sputnik Light vaccine, which is designed to work with all anti-Covid vaccines  including Covishield and Covaxin.

published on : 20th May 2022

Battle for Mariupol draws toward close after surrender of steel plant

In a sign of normalcy returning to Kyiv, the US Embassy reopened on Wednesday, one month after Russian forces abandoned their bid to seize the capital.

published on : 19th May 2022

EU rushes out USD 300 billion roadmap to ditch Russian energy

The bloc’s dash to ditch Russian energy stems from a combination of voluntary and mandatory actions.

published on : 18th May 2022

Russian gymnast gets 1-year ban for wearing pro-war symbol 

Along with the ban, Kuliak must return the bronze medal he won in parallel bars, the International Gymnastics Federation said.

published on : 18th May 2022

Four European nations to build North Sea wind farms: Reports

The EU has pledged to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 55% compared with 1990 levels by 2030, and to get to net zero emissions by 2050.

published on : 18th May 2022
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