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Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 349 of the invasion

The Guardian 07 Feb 2023
Intense fighting continues in eastern city of Bakhmut; EU preparing for potential visit by Zelenskiy to Brussels on Thursday ....

Has Saudi Arabia’s Relationship With Russia Reached Its Limits?

Oil Price 07 Feb 2023
To many dedicated oil market watchers, last week’s decision by ‘OPEC+’ (the Saudi Arabia-led OPEC group ...

Iran Keeps Sending Drones To Russia, Set To Deepen Cooperation With Moscow - White House

MENA FN 07 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - UkrinForm) The White House has confirmed that Russia continues to receive UAVs from Iran for their use in the Kremlin's war against Ukraine, but has not yet commented on Tehran's ... .

Report: Beijing’s Power in Asia Slumps as Australia Narrows Gap With Russia

The Epoch Times 07 Feb 2023
... influence in Asia to plummet, while Australia, which has been less affected by the pandemic, is within striking distance of overtaking Russia, a new report shows.

Russia's budget deficit soars as energy revenues slump by almost half

Democratic Underground 07 Feb 2023
Russia’s budget deficit reached Rbs1.76tn ($25bn) in January as the Kremlin boosted defence spending and western sanctions began to hit the country’s oil and gas revenue ... Ukrainian officials have warned in recent days that they believe Russia is set to launch a major ...

US' warning to China on helping sanctions-hit Russia: ‘We’re watching'

Hindustan Times 07 Feb 2023
The United States is watching closely to make sure that China’s support for Russia doesn’t cross the line into aiding Russian president Vladimir Putin’s military in Ukraine, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said.

Russia sends rescue teams to T�rkiye and Syria (VIDEOS)

Russia Today 07 Feb 2023
Russia has dispatched over a hundred emergency response specialists to aid in the search and rescue efforts in Türkiye and Syria in the wake of powerful earthquakes that struck the nations, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Monday ... Ankara declared the highest nationwide emergency level in the wake of the disaster ... .

Russia’s deficit hits $25 billion as energy income slumps

Live Mint 07 Feb 2023
The combination of those factors gave Russia a public deficit of 1.76 trillion rubles ($25 billion), the Finance Ministry said on Monday. The drop in oil and gas revenues follows Western sanctions on Russian exports, which now include a European Union’s ban on most seaborne imports of crude and refined fuels as well as the G-7 price cap.

India looks at options to pay defence dues to Russia: stake sale, bonds, 3rd currency

Financial Express 07 Feb 2023
India is exploring at least three options to clear outstanding Rouble payments worth around Rs 28,000 crore against weapons delivered by Russia, The Indian Express has learnt. So far, India could not process these payments as Russia has been hit by stringent sanctions since its war with Ukraine began February last year.

US Sharpens Focus on Russia Sanctions Evasion, Warning Turkish Banks, Businesses

Voa News 07 Feb 2023
The Biden administration is working on making sanctions targeting Russia more effective by explicitly warning Russian trading partners that they run legal risks doing business with banned entities ... sanctions on Russia affect Turkish businesses as part of a regional tour that also included the United Arab Emirates.

Henry Kissinger celebrates Ronald Reagan birthday and cites concern over Russia

LA Daily News 07 Feb 2023
Dr ... Dr ... Dr ... Show Caption. of ... Turning to current challenges, Kissinger repeated thoughts he has aired recently, that Russia should be given the chance someday to rejoin the international system — if there is a peace deal in Ukraine ... But, he told the gathering, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine shows no evidence of “slowing down.” .
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Robert Rosner, chairman of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, moves the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock to two minutes to midnight during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.

UN chief fears world is heading toward a wider war

Wtop 07 Feb 2023
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief warned Monday that the world is facing a convergence of challenges “unlike any in our lifetimes” and expressed fear of a wider war as the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine approaches ... that Russia has raised in Ukraine.

Trump Appealing Nearly $1 Million Sanction for Russiagate Lawsuit Against Clinton

The Epoch Times 07 Feb 2023
Former President Donald Trump is appealing a judge’s decision to impose sanctions against him and his legal team after dismissing his lawsuit against Hillary Clinton ... On Jan ... ....

With Orthodoxy Torn Apart in Ukraine, Mediation is Needed to Heal It

Bitter Winter English 07 Feb 2023
Under the rule of former KGB officer Vladimir Putin, the politicization of the Church, while not endorsed by all Russian Orthodox clergy, is now reflected in Moscow Patriarch Kirill’s virulent pro-war utterances, including his promise that dying in the service of Russia’s assault on Ukraine “washes away all sins.”.

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