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As inflation slows and ruble rallies, Russia is hoping to avoid a crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Pool | Reuters Russia believes it has swerved a financial crisis as its currency rallies and economic data improves, but strategists say the numbers mask some ugly truths for Moscow. Although inflation in the country is running hot, there are signs that price rises are slowing and will continue to do …

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Ukraine’s frontline farmers battle to feed the world – POLITICAL

Press play to listen to this article On a 1,500 hectare plot of Europe’s breadbasket, Ukrainian farmer Grygorii Tkachenko is rebuilding his farm. Russian forces rained Grad missiles and bullets on his land in early March, wiping out buildings, machinery and half his livestock – leaving only a trail of devastation when they finally retreated …

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Europe Looks To African Gas To Reduce Dependence On Russian Imports

Africa is conservatively forecast to reach peak gas production at 470 billion cubic meters (Bcm) by the late 2030s, equivalent to about 75% of the expected amount of gas produced by Russia in 2022, according to Rystad Energy research. In early March, the European Union announced it aims to reduce its dependence on Russian gas …

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UK must take ‘whole of society’ approach to cybersecurity amid Russia invasion

TO “Whole of society” approach to cybersecurity is needed to protect the UK amid Russia’s war in Ukraine, a Government minister has said. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Steve Barclay told the National Cyber ​​Security Centre’s (NCSC) CyberUK conference in Newport, Wales, on Wednesday that Russia still poses a significant threat to the UK. …

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Moscow Puts Sanctions On European Gazprom Units In Countries That Have Imposed Sanctions On Russia

Russia has imposed sanctions against units of Gazprom Germany and dozens of other former subsidiaries in countries that have imposed sanctions on Russia after Kyiv halted the use of a major transit route for Russian gas. Live Briefing: Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine RFE / RL’s Live Briefing gives you all of the major developments on …

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Ukraine fires a warning shot in Russia gas dispute – POLITICAL

Press play to listen to this article The flow of Russian gas across Ukraine to the EU fell by a quarter on Wednesday after Ukraine’s pipeline operator refused to continue taking gas from areas of the country under the control of Russian troops. “Ukraine no longer bears responsibility for the transmission of Russian gas through …

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EU plans to help Ukraine’s food exports dodge Black Sea blockade – POLITICAL

ŁÓDŹ, Poland – Brussels is going to propose a way for some food exports to get round Russia’s Black Sea blockade, by taking the overland route. The European Commission will on Wednesday unveil a plan to significantly increase the amount of food that agricultural heavyweight Ukraine can deliver to hungry nations around the world via …

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