Russia-Ukraine war

US, Western Europe freight over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

US, Western Europe freight over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

WASHINGTON (AP) — An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight. The possibility of a stalemate is fueling concerns that Ukraine …

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EXPLAINER: Why is Hungary blocking sanctions on Russian oil?

EXPLAINER: Why is Hungary blocking sanctions on Russian oil?

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — As the European Union tries to impose sanctions on Russian oil over the war in UkraineHungary has emerged as one of the biggest obstacles to unanimous support needed from the bloc’s 27 member nations. The president of the EU’s executive commission, Ursula von der Leyen, last week proposed phasing out imports …

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Why is Hungary not backing EU sanctions on Russian oil?  |  Oil and Gas News

Why is Hungary not backing EU sanctions on Russian oil? | Oil and Gas News

As the European Union tries to impose sanctions on Russian oil over the war in Ukraine, Hungary has emerged as one of the biggest obstacles to unanimous support needed from the bloc’s 27 member nations. The president of the EU’s executive commission, Ursula von der Leyen, last week proposed phasing out imports of Russian crude …

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Russia pummels vital port of Odesa, targeting supply lines

Russia pummels vital port of Odesa, targeting supply lines

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pummeled the vital port of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to disrupt supply lines and Western weapons shipments as Ukraine’s foreign minister appeared to suggest the country could expand its war aims. With the war now in its 11th week and Kyiv bogging down Russian forces …

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Donors fall well short of UN target for Syria aid

Donors fall well short of UN target for Syria aid

BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors on Tuesday pledged $6.7 billion to help Syrians and neighboring countries hosting refugees but fell well short of a UN target for assistance to millions of people from conflict-torn Syria who rely on aid to survive. European Union Neighborhood Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi acknowledged that the war in Ukraine and the …

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Russia presses Ukraine assault as Putin marks Victory Day

Russia presses Ukraine assault as Putin marks Victory Day

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces pushed forward Monday in their assault on Ukraine, seeking to capture the crucial southern port city of Mariupol as Moscow celebrated its Victory Day holiday. Determined to show success in a war now in its 11th week, Russian troops pummeled a seaside steel mill where an estimated 2,000 Ukrainian …

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Russia-Ukraine war: Azovstal troops say 'surrender not an option' |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia-Ukraine war: Azovstal troops say ‘surrender not an option’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

The pledge comes as the most senior Russian government official yet to set foot in Mariupol welcomes the ‘restoration of peace’ in ‘liberated’ cities. Ukrainian fighters holed up in underground bunkers in a vast steel mill in the southeastern city of Mariupol have pledged to continue to fight until the end as Russian forces kept …

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Rupee Weakens To All-Time Low, Trading Beyond 77.40 Per Dollar

Rupee weakens to all-time low, beyond 77.40 per dollar on gloomy investor sentiment The rupee weakened to hit a fresh all-time low early on Monday, trading beyond 77.40 per dollar, driven by investors’ preference for safety as lockdowns in China, war on the edge of Europe and fear about higher interest rates sent a nervous …

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