Unaware of Ukraine’s setbacks, Putin brags about Russian prowess in weaponry

LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow was ready to sell advanced weapons to its allies around the world and cooperate in the development of military technology, nearly six months after the start of the war in Ukraine, in which his army fared worse than expected. With the Russian … Read more

On Navy Day, Putin Says US Is Russia’s Main Threat

SAINT-PETERSBURG, Russia, July 31 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine that makes the United States Russia’s main rival and defines Russia’s global maritime ambitions in crucial areas such as the Arctic and the Black Sea. Speaking at Russian Navy Day in the former imperial capital of Saint Petersburg founded … Read more

Russia further cuts gas flows as Europe pleads for savings

Pipes from the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline landing facilities are pictured in Lubmin, Germany March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN/FRANKFURT, July 27 (Reuters) – Russia delivered less gas to Europe on Wednesday in a further escalation of an energy standoff between Moscow and the European … Read more

Europe agrees to compromise gas restrictions as Russia cuts supply

Gas pipeline model, EU and Russian flags, July 18, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU ministers agree to urgently reduce gas consumption Voluntary reductions would become binding in the event of a supply emergency The final agreement exempts many countries, industries EU rushes to save gas as Russia … Read more

Oil rises for a second day on supply issues

The pattern of oil barrels is seen in front of the rising stock market chart in this illustration, July 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian Gazprom tightens pressure on gas flows to Europe The Fed is expected to raise rates by 75 basis points on Wednesday Brent … Read more

Russian gas cut to Europe hits economic hopes after Ukraine grain deal

Gazprom says shutting down turbine will further reduce gas to Germany UN hopes for grain exports within days US explores land routes after Russian strike KYIV, July 26 (Reuters) – Russia said it would cut gas supplies to Europe from Wednesday, dealing a blow to countries that have backed Ukraine, just as economic pressures were … Read more

Russian Gazprom tightens pressure on gas flows to Europe

This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, July 25 (Reuters) – Russia tightened its gas tightening on Europe on Monday as Gazprom (GAZP.MM) said supplies through the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline to Germany would fall to just 20% of capacity. Gazprom said flows would … Read more