Gunmen kill 11 at Russian army base in new blow to Moscow’s Ukraine campaign

Russian citizens drafted during the partial mobilization begin their military trainings after a military call-up for the Russia-Ukraine war in Rostov, Russia on October 04, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Gunmen shot dead 11 people at a Russian military training ground, the defense ministry said, in the latest blow to President Vladimir Putin’s … Read more

Upcoming Russian nuclear exercises a challenge for the West

With Russia expected to soon carry out large-scale drills of its nuclear forces as President Vladimir Putin threatens to use them, the United States and its allies will be challenged to ensure they can spot the difference between exercises and the real thing. Russia typically holds major annual nuclear exercises around this time of year, … Read more

Markets are plagued by increasing economic uncertainty and geopolitical risk in fourth quarter

Macro uncertainties have spiked as 2022 enters its final stretch, making the outlook for markets even murkier in the fourth quarter than in prior periods.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks at UN General Assembly

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy is pictured during his regular address to the nation, Kyiv, capital of Ukraine. Ukrinform | Future Publishing | Getty Images UNITED NATIONS — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will deliver dramatic remarks to world leaders Wednesday, hours after Russia moved to mobilize hundreds of thousands of troops for its months long assault … Read more

Russia bid to annexe parts of Ukraine with sham votes ‘doomed’ to fail

A Ukrainian soldier rides on a car after fetching water from a community well at the liberated village in Troitske, Kharkiv region, on September 18, 2022. Yasuyoshi Chiba | Afp | Getty Images Ukrainian officials dismissed plans by Russian-occupied parts of the country to hold referenda on whether to join the Russian Federation, saying the … Read more

Russia Confounds the West by Recapturing Its Oil Riches

Moscow is raking in more revenue than ever with the help of new buyers, new traders and the world’s seemingly insatiable demand for crude Oil storage tanks at the RN-Tuapsinsky refinery in 2020 operated by Rosneft Oil Co., in Tuapse, Russia. Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, August 19

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), August 17, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Rough morning for stocks The three major U.S. indexes were primed to open in negative territory Friday morning, dimming hopes … Read more

Ukraine first lady Olena Zelenska asks Congress for more weapons

Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska speaks to members of the US Congress about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in the US Capitol Visitors Center Auditorium on July 20, 2022, in Washington, DC. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Ukraine’s first lady, Olena Zelenska, on Wednesday urged bipartisan lawmakers to send more weapons to her … Read more

Russia taking steps to annex Ukrainian territory, White House says

Britain’s Ministry of Defense has said that Russian forces, having seized the Luhansk province in the Donbas after weeks of intense shelling, are likely to employ the same tactics to seize Donetsk Scott Olson | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The White House said Tuesday that it has intelligence to indicate Russia is taking steps to … Read more

Sanctions block Sh13bn Russia exports to Kenya

Economy Sanctions block Sh13bn Russia exports to Kenya Thursday July 14 2022 The new container terminal at the Port of Mombasa. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG The Russia-Ukraine conflict knocked off Sh13.3 billion in imports from Moscow in the three months to March, forcing Kenya to turn to expensive sources of wheat, fertiliser and … Read more