27.4 C
London
Thursday, August 11, 2022

TAG

Russia

Can Europe replace Russian gas?

The tensions between Russia and the rest of Europe over natural gas flows have underscored the unsustainability of the continent’s energy system, according to Goldman Sachs. With the right mix… The post Can Europe replace Russian gas? appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Ukraine update: Truss announces further Russian sanctions

In a statement to the House of Commons, foreign secretary Liz Truss updated the House of Commons on the war in Ukraine. Truss announced further sanctions including on the head of the Russian Orthodox Church and Russia’s children’s rights commissioner.  The secretary of state underlined the UK’s continued commitment to Ukraine, telling the House that…

Russia’s central bank: We could keep cutting interest rates

Russia’s central bank today announced it could keep cutting interest rates as its war against Ukraine rages on. The key interest rate is back to levels before the Ukraine war… The post Russia’s central bank: We could keep cutting interest rates appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Putin ordered the assassination Litvinenko’s hitman over suspicions he was linked to intelligence agency of an ‘unfriendly country’

Vladimir Putin ordered the assassination of Dmitry Lovtun who was wanted in the UK for the assassination of the former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko. Kovtun was originally said to have… The post Putin ordered the assassination Litvinenko’s hitman over suspicions he was linked to intelligence agency of an ‘unfriendly country’ appeared first on London Business…

Ben Wallace says Putin is ‘mirroring fascism’

Defence secretary Ben Wallace has suggested that UK defence spending ought to go up and has accused Russia of mirroring the horrors of the Second World War. “As a threat changes, so should our funding”, he explained following his address to the National Army Museum earlier today. Wallace claimed the Ministry of Defence budget for…

Chinese drone giant DJI halts business in Russia as Ukraine war intensifies

The world’s largest drone manufacturer DJI has temporarily halting operations in Russia and Ukraine in a move that shows China has begun to penalise Russia over its invasion into Ukraine.… The post Chinese drone giant DJI halts business in Russia as Ukraine war intensifies appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Britons consistently back support for Ukraine, ahead of many other nations

A new global study from Ipsos has found that Britain ranks among the highest of the 27 countries polled when it comes to supporting Ukraine through a range of measures.  However, as… The post Britons consistently back support for Ukraine, ahead of many other nations appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Moldova convenes an urgent Security Council meeting as thousands of ‘people begin to flee Transnistria’

Russian forces have blown up “two radio antennas” on Tuesday morning in the breakaway region of Transnistria and on Monday evening a series of blasts tore through the ministry of… The post Moldova convenes an urgent Security Council meeting as thousands of ‘people begin to flee Transnistria’ appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

British Embassy security guard ‘charged with nine offences’ of spying for Russia appears in court for espionage

A British Embassy security guard has been accused of spying for Russia has been extradited from Berlin back to the UK and has appeared in court on espionage charges. David… The post British Embassy security guard ‘charged with nine offences’ of spying for Russia appears in court for espionage appeared first on London Business News…

Concern about Ukraine remains high among Britons

New research from Ipsos shows widespread approval among Britons of the way President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine is handling the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Eight in 10 (78%) Britons say… The post Concern about Ukraine remains high among Britons appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Latest news