How Russia can beat EU sanctions – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe has deployed an unprecedented arsenal of economic sanctions against Moscow in an attempt to weaken Russia’s economy and force Vladimir Putin to abandon his war in Ukraine. But as the export bans bite over the coming months, Russia will start to crave banned goods that are essential … Read more

EU moves towards Russian lobbyist ban – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Russian lobbyists are set to be banned from EU institutions following action by the EU Council. Nearly four months and six rounds of EU-level sanctions after Russia began its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, lobbyists from companies including Gazprom, Lukoil and Rusal are in the process of losing their … Read more

France thrown into limbo after humiliating setback for Macron – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article A very strange French parliamentary election has ended in humiliation for President Emmanuel Macron and it may well turn into a slow-motion calamity for France. Macron’s centrist alliance Ensemble is marooned 44 seats short of a working majority in the National Assembly after the second round of legislative … Read more

Ukraine hits oil Crimean drilling platforms, pro-Russian regional head says

June 20 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces attacked drilling platforms in the Black Sea owned by a Crimean oil and gas company, the pro-Russian head of the annexed peninsula said on Monday, giving no details of what weapons were used. Three people were wounded and a search was under way for seven workers from the Chernomorneftegaz … Read more

CBS Weekend News, June 19, 2022

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Can diplomacy bring an end to the war in Ukraine? | Inside Story – Al Jazeera English

Can diplomacy bring an end to the war in Ukraine? | Inside StoryAl Jazeera English Can diplomacy bring an end to the war in Ukraine?Al Jazeera English Russia-Ukraine War: Putin Is Winning But the US and Europe Must ActBloomberg Ukraine is fighting a grim war of attrition. Only NATO can help change thatThe Guardian View … Read more

More modern weapons could free Donbas region – POLITICO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday said that the war in Ukraine could last years, but that a supply of state-of-art weapons would increase Kyiv’s chances to free the eastern Donbas region from Russian control. “Although the fight in the Donbas is being waged ever more brutally by Russia, Ukrainian soldiers are putting up a … Read more

Russian region says Lithuania will curb imports, exports by rail

A view shows railway tracks at a commercial port in the Baltic Sea town of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad region, Russia October 28, 2021. REUTERS / Vitaly Nevar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register June 17 (Reuters) – Lithuania has told the Russian region of Kaliningrad that it will block the import … Read more

A Third American Is Reportedly Missing In Ukraine, US State Department Says – CBS Tampa

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The US State Department said they are aware of reports that a third American who traveled to Ukraine to fight against Russia has gone missing “in recent weeks.” “There are reports of one additional American whose whereabouts are unknown. I can not speak to the specifics of that … Read more