Kremlin voices concern after blasts hit breakaway Moldovan region

CHISINAU, April 26 (Reuters) – Moldova held an urgent security meeting on Tuesday and the Kremlin voiced serious concerns after two blasts damaged Soviet-era radio masts in the breakaway region of Transdniestria where authorities said a military unit was also targeted. The Moldovan authorities are sensitive to any sign of growing tensions in Transdniestria, an … Read more

Russia renews assault on Mariupol and missiles hit Odesa, Ukraine says

Luhansk governor says barrage in east intensifying Russia attacking Mariupol defenders – Ukrainian official Missiles hit Odesa military facility – Ukraine’s military UK says Russian forces made no big gains in last 24 hours KYIV, April 23 (Reuters) – Russia resumed its assault on the last Ukrainian defenders holed up in a giant steel works … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy: allies finally delivering weapons Kyiv asked for

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during a joint news conference with European Council President Charles Michel after their meeting, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine April 20, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 22 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said allies … Read more

Morning Bid: More of the same

US dollar and Japan yen notes are seen in this photo illustration June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Julien Ponthus. Many recent trends seem to be accelerating across financial markets this morning with notably the dollar climbing … Read more

Greece impounds Russian tanker as part of EU sanctions against Moscow

ATHENS, April 19 (Reuters) – Greece has impounded a Russian oil tanker off the island of Evia, the Greek coastguard said on Tuesday, as part of European Union sanctions imposed on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. Earlier this month, the EU banned Russian-flagged vessels from the 27-nation bloc’s ports, with some exemptions, as it … Read more

Watchdog warned UK government of spyware infections inside 10 Downing Street

April 19 (Reuters) – Digital rights watchdog group Citizen Lab said on Monday it had warned British officials that electronic devices connected to government networks, including some inside the prime minister’s office and foreign ministry, appeared to be infected with Israeli-made spy software. The spy software is known as Pegasus, a product of Israeli cyberarms … Read more

Ukrainian Railways limit exports of some food staples, consultancy says

Ears of wheat are seen in a field near the village of Hrebeni in Kyiv region, Ukraine July 17, 2020. Picture taken July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, April 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state-owned railway company has temporarily restricted the transportation of some agricultural goods … Read more

Russian oligarch Deripaska’s yacht arrives in Turkish waters

ISTANBUL, April 16 (Reuters) – A yacht linked to Russian aluminum tycoon Oleg Deripaska arrived in a bay near the southwestern Turkish resort of Gocek on Saturday, as more Russian billionaires head for Turkey to flee Western sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Deripaska, founder of Russian aluminum giant Rusal (RUAL.MM), has been sanctioned by … Read more

Ukraine working with Turkey, understands parallel ties to Russia, Ukrainian diplomat says

Turkish and Ukrainian flags fly during a welcoming ceremony of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan before his meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv, Ukraine February 3, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISTANBUL, April 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine is working with NATO member Turkey … Read more

Stocks climb, US Treasury yields slip as US inflation data fails to surprise

A broker looks at financial information on computer screens on the IG Index the trading floor in London, Britain February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – World stocks edged higher after a wobbly start on Tuesday, while US Treasury yields slipped as data … Read more