Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector, via video link, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on August 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record This content was produced in Russia, where coverage of Russian military operations in … Read more

US automakers say 70% of EV models would not qualify for tax credit under Senate bill

US automakers say 70% of EV models would not qualify for tax credit under Senate bill

The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Most electric vehicle models would not be eligible for a $7,500 tax credit for American buyers under … Read more

Greek Intelligence Service Chief Resigns Amid Wiretapping Accusations

Greek Intelligence Service Chief Resigns Amid Wiretapping Accusations

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The head of Greece’s intelligence service resigned on Friday amid heightened scrutiny of the agency’s surveillance practices, including an allegation by an opposition party leader that he was wiretapped in 2021. . Panagiotis Kontoleon, head of the EYP intelligence service, tendered his resignation “following erroneous actions found during legal wiretapping … Read more

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Technicians shut down reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia Fighting in the east centers on a fortified village Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Shelling hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by Russia on … Read more

European Stocks Fall, Oil Rebounds, Traders Await US Jobs Data

European Stocks Fall, Oil Rebounds, Traders Await US Jobs Data

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – European stocks fell slightly on Friday but were still headed for a weekly gain, as traders awaited U.S. jobs data due later in the session for clues on health. of the world’s largest economy. The MSCI World Equity Index, which tracks stocks in 47 countries, rose 0.2% and is headed … Read more

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Three grain ships leave the ports of Ukraine First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the beginning of the war Fighting in the east is ‘hell,’ says Zelenskiy NATO chief warns Putin must not be allowed to win ISTANBUL/KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three bulk carriers left Ukrainian ports on Friday under a safe passage … Read more

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive; Sweden and Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive;  Sweden and Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive in the south Shock force aimed at president’s hometown, says Ukraine United States and Italy approve entry of Finland and Sweden to NATO Ukraine asks China to help end war, says SCMP KYIV/WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia had begun building a military strike force targeting President … Read more

Germany’s Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

Germany’s Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

Turbine caught up in energy standoff between the West and Russia Scholz visits the Siemens Energy factory where the turbines are stored It says that the turbine is ready to be shipped back to Russia. Kremlin: turbine documentation is still missing Kremlin: Nord Stream 2 could supply gas this year MUELHEIM AN DER RUHR, Germany, … Read more