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Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine BUSINESS

Starbucks is pulling out of the Russian market. In a memo to employees on Monday, Starbucks said it decided to close its 130 stores and...

EU proposes €300bn roadmap to ditch Russian energy

The European Commission has proposed a nearly €300 billion-package, including more efficient use of fuels and faster rollout of renewable power, in a bid...

Finland’s parliament endorses country’s bid to join Nato

Finland’s parliament has overwhelmingly endorsed a bid from the Nordic country’s government to join Nato. Politicians at the 200-seat Eduskunta legislature voted 188-8 on Tuesday...

French carmaker Renault to sell Russian operations to Moscow

Russia will take control of French car manufacturer Renault’s operations in the country and resurrect a Soviet-era brand, officials said, marking the first major...

Putin says Russian offensive in Ukraine is ‘response to Western policies’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine on western policies and said it was necessary to ward off potential aggression. Speaking at...

Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint by protesters

The Russian ambassador to Poland has been hit by red paint thrown by protesters. Sergei Andreev was ambushed by activists as he arrived at the...

Patriotism and unease mix as Russia prepares to mark Victory Day

The pride and patriotism usually associated with Russia’s most important holiday, marked by a huge parade of soldiers and military hardware through Moscow’s Red...

EU leader calls for Russian oil ban in new set of sanctions

The European Union’s leader has called on the 27-nation bloc to ban oil imports from Russia in a sixth package of sanctions targeting Moscow...

Russian diplomat says giving Ukraine weapons will provoke ‘World War Three’

Russia’s top diplomat has warned against provoking World War Three and said the threat of a nuclear conflict “should not be underestimated”. Russian foreign minister...

Von der Leyen: ‘Russia’s aggression is a threat to security’

Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is a direct threat to Europe’s security, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said during a visit to India. “Targeting...

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