Eurasia

The New Energy Order

How Governments Will Transform Energy Markets In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the world appears to be at an inflection point. Business leaders have declared the acceleration of deglobalization and sounded the alarm about a new period of stagflation. Academics have decried the return of conquest and hailed …

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Ukraine, Syria top Lavrov’s agenda in Turkey

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is due to visit Turkey June 8 as Ankara looks for a Russian or US nod to press ahead with a new military intervention against Kurdish-held areas in northern Syria. Though Lavrov’s talks in Ankara are expected to focus on the Ukraine war and its …

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RIMPAC returning to full steam with navies from 26 nations set to join massive drills

Navies from 26 nations will participate in the massive Rim of the Pacific maritime exercise that kicks off later this month in Hawaii, the Navy said. The more than two dozen nations, 38 surface ships and four submarines mark a return in full to the biyearly drills that were significantly …

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«Есть определенные шансы достичь “зернового компромисса”»

Россия и Турция достигли предварительного соглашения о поставках украинского зерна на мировые рынки. Об этом сообщает Bloomberg со ссылкой на свои источники. Однако против деталей сделки пока возражает Киев. Украина, в частности, требует дополнительных гарантий безопасности своих территориальных вод. Между тем глава российского МИД Сергей Лавров не исключил достижения договоренностей, …

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Boris Johnsons Charakterfehler

Boris Johnson ist als britischer Premierminister krachend gescheitert – selbst wenn er Montag Abend das Misstrauensvotum seiner eigenen konservativen Abgeordneten überstanden hat. Angezählt ist er trotzdem, denn ein Premier, an den selbst eine veritable Minderheit seiner eigenen Partei nicht mehr glaubt, ist politisch mehr tot als lebendig. Johnson hat das …

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Syrian, Russian forces boosted after Turkey signals operation, officials say

Russia and Syrian government forces have been bolstered in northern Syria where Turkey may soon launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters, Turkish and rebel Syrian officials said, as Ankara prepares for talks with Moscow. President Tayyip Erdogan said two weeks ago Turkey would launch new military operations in Syria to …

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Bosnian Serb leader plans to meet Lavrov, Putin

Secessionist Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik plans to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Belgrade on Tuesday and President Vladimir Putin on 17 June in Moscow, istraga.ba reported. “This may provoke some people in the West, but what I can do. My task is to provide stability for my …

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Serbia, Russia agree to gas deal in principle, Lavrov says

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Russian President Vladimir Putin have discussed the terms of gas supply arrangements and reached an agreement in principle, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the Bosnian Serb entity TV on Sunday in an interview. The agreement should be elaborated within the companies involved, Lavrov added.

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Government bars Hungarian municipalities, SMEs from energy price cap

Municipalities and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) will no longer be able to enjoy the capped utility bills now exclusively available to households, Minister of Economic Development Márton Nagy announced Sunday morning on the public radio. The government has decided to backtrack on an earlier decision from the end of …

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Erdogan wants Swedish PM to fire defence minister

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson should dismiss Defence Minister Peter Hullqvist, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the newspaper Expressen reported on Saturday. Erdogan’s demand is based on a speech Hulqvist gave at a party 10 years ago where he celebrated the Kurdistan Workers’ People, PKK, and its imprisoned leader …

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