Ukraine separatists seek Russian help as US says attack is ready

Ukraine separatists seek Russian help as US says attack is ready

Explosions heard in Donetsk Kyiv declares state of emergency, calls up reservists Blinken says still time for diplomacy UN Security Council to meet Wednesday KYIV / DONETSK, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Separatists in Ukraine asked Moscow to help repel “aggression” on Wednesday and explosions rocked the breakaway eastern city of Donetsk as the United States … Read more

Germany freezes Nord Stream 2 gas project as Ukraine crisis deepens

Germany freezes Nord Stream 2 gas project as Ukraine crisis deepens

Hitherto reluctant Germany halts certification process Pipeline had been set to help ease energy price crisis Benchmark gas price jumps Ukraine says Germany is showing moral leadership Russia’s Medvedev says: ‘Welcome to 2,000-euro gas’ BERLIN, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Germany on Tuesday halted the Nord Stream 2 Baltic Sea gas pipeline project, designed to double … Read more

Germany warns of sanctions over pipeline as Russia recognizes two Ukraine regions

Germany warns of sanctions over pipeline as Russia recognizes two Ukraine regions

Russian parliament recognizes breakaway regions Ukraine says two soldiers killed in shelling Unmarked tanks seen in breakaway capital Donetsk Global markets rattled, oil hits 7-year high Ukraine may cut ties with Russia – president MOSCOW / DONETSK, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Russia’s parliament approved treaties with two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, opening … Read more

US-Canada bridge to reopen Sunday after police clear protesters

US-Canada bridge to reopen Sunday after police clear protesters

WINDSOR, Ontario / WASHINGTON / OTTAWA, Feb 13 (Reuters) – North America’s busiest trade link will reopen for traffic on Sunday, ending a six-day blockade, a top US official said, after Canadian police cleared the protesters fighting to end COVID- 19 restrictions. Canadian police made several arrests on Sunday and cleared protesters and vehicles that … Read more

Protesters defy injunction order, continue to occupy key US-Canada bridge

Protesters defy injunction order, continue to occupy key US-Canada bridge

WINDSOR, Ontario / WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Protesters opposing pandemic restrictions flouted a court order and emergency rules, continuing to occupy a vital Canada-US trade corridor early on Saturday, hours after a judge granted an injunction to end the blockade that has crippled North America’s well-knitted auto industry. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised … Read more

US consumer prices post largest annual gain in 40 years

US consumer prices post largest annual gain in 40 years

A family shops in Bentonville, Arkansas in a file photo. REUTERS / Rick Wilking Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Consumer prices increase 0.6% in January CPI rises 7.5% year-on-year Core CPI gains 0.6%; up 6.0% year-on-year Weekly jobless claims fall 16,000 to 223,000 WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (Reuters) – US consumer prices … Read more