State TV lets sinister masterplan for US prisoners in Russia slip away

The anti-American atmosphere in Russia is unprecedented and now the Americans who were unlucky enough to end up in Russian captivity are being used as pawns in the Kremlin’s brutal game. Basketball star Brittney Griner, detained in Russia on drug charges, as well as two American veterans captured by Russian troops in Ukraine last week … Read more

Germany looks at possible rationing of natural gas after Russia cuts supply

BERLIN — The German government moved closer to rationing natural gas on Thursday after Russia halted supplies to the country last week in an escalation of economic war caused by Moscow’s invasion of Moscow. Berlin launched the second of its three-step plan to tackle gas shortages after Kremlin-controlled energy giant Gazprom, the country’s largest gas … Read more

Russian ruble is at highest level in 7 years despite sanctions

The Russian one ruble coin and the Russian flag displayed on a screen can be seen in this multiple exposure photo taken in Krakow, Poland on March 8, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurfoto | Getty Images The Russian ruble hit 52.3 against the dollar on Wednesday, up about 1.3% from the previous day and the … Read more

Russian ruble is at highest level in 7 years despite sanctions

The Russian one ruble coin and the Russian flag displayed on a screen can be seen in this multiple exposure photo taken in Krakow, Poland on March 8, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurfoto | Getty Images The Russian ruble hit 52.3 against the dollar on Wednesday, up about 1.3% from the previous day and the … Read more

Russia hits grain terminals in latest attack on Ukrainian food infrastructure

Last Attack on grain terminals is another blow to Ukraine’s beleaguered food export capabilities. Crash of a drone allegedly controlled by Kiev sparks fire at a major Russian refinery. Russia carries out simulated missile strikes on Estonia, raising tensions along NATO’s northeastern border. Russian troops captured several villages south of the main city of Severodonetsk. … Read more

Putin’s air force is so ‘risky’ it leaves its ground forces ‘exhausted’, British defense chiefs say

V Ladimir Putin’s air force is so “risk-unfavorable” that it has underperformed during the war in Ukraine, leaving its ground forces “exhausted” at so much demand, British defense chiefs said Monday. They said the shortcomings of the Russian air force were a key factor in Moscow’s limited success in the conflict entering its fifth month. … Read more

How Much Does Biden’s $1.9 Billion Bill Have To Do With Inflation?

President Biden’s US bailout is arguably his most significant legislative achievement in his first year and a half in office. But the sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill is also at the center of a debate over raging inflation, with Republicans pointing the finger at Biden and his policies. The White House insists the bill … Read more

tata steel: Tata Steel MD Narendran on bear market in steel sector

What is happening in China is because of the lockdowns. Steel consumption in China was also slightly higher. Production was actually pretty strong and so in May you saw 7 million tons of exports, which is above their normal monthly export of 5 million tons, CEO & MD TV Narendran said in an interview with … Read more

War in Ukraine: 5 things you need to know this weekend

1. Lysychansk prepares for battle Soldiers in Lysychansk, eastern Ukraine, dig amid heavy shelling on Saturday. The city is bracing for possible street fighting as Russian troops clash with Ukrainian forces in Sievierodonetsk, which sits directly across the Donets River. Ukrainian troops were seen by AFP journalists digging trenches to serve as firing posts and … Read more