Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear plant

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear plant

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other on Friday of bombing the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest of its kind in Europe, and laying the groundwork for a potential disaster. The Russian Defense Ministry said it was only by luck that a radiation accident was averted after what it described … Read more

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

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

Brent Crude Hits Pre-Ukraine Invasion Lows on Recession Fears

Brent Crude Hits Pre-Ukraine Invasion Lows on Recession Fears

FILE PHOTO – A PetroChina worker inspects a pump jack at an oil field in Tacheng, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer AT Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record BoE raises rates and warns of recession risk Saudi Arabia and UAE save oil firepower in case of winter … Read more

Oil falls to almost 6-month lows after surprise rise in US crude and gasoline prices.

Oil falls to almost 6-month lows after surprise rise in US crude and gasoline prices.

The sticker says crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record US Crude, Gasoline Stockpiles Unexpectedly Rise: EIA OPEC + decides a small increase of 100,000 bpd to the … 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

Former German Chancellor Schroeder says Ukraine grain deal can pave way for ceasefire

Former German Chancellor Schroeder says Ukraine grain deal can pave way for ceasefire

Germany’s Schroeder says Moscow wants ‘negotiated solution’ Moscow-Kyiv grain deal may pave way for ceasefire, Schroeder Kremlin accuses the US of direct involvement in the war Ukraine’s first wartime grain ship reaches the Bosphorus Strait BERLIN/ISTANBUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) – A deal between Moscow and Kyiv to unblock Ukraine’s grain exports could offer a path … Read more

BP raises dividend after earnings hit 14-year high

BP raises dividend after earnings hit 14-year high

Earnings soar to $8.45 billion, far exceeding forecasts BP increases dividend by 10% BP will increase spending on oil and gas, says CEO Profits Boosted by Strong Oil Trading, Hit by LNG LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – BP’s (BP.L) second-quarter profit soared to $8.45 billion, its highest level in 14 years, as strong refining and … Read more

US Says Russia Uses ‘Nuclear Shield’ on Ukraine, Risks Terrible Accident

US Says Russia Uses ‘Nuclear Shield’ on Ukraine, Risks Terrible Accident

US says Russia uses ‘nuclear shield’ The first grain ship leaves Ukraine Ukraine says 22,000 Russian soldiers are ready to advance south Foreign fighters enter Lugansk, says governor Ukraine says to recover 50 cities in Kherson UNITED NATIONS/KYIV, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United States has accused Russia of using Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant … Read more