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Ukrainian Battalion Surrenders in Mariupol, Germany Seizes Gazprom Subsidiary, US Blocks Russian Debt Payment

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Ukrainian Battalion Surrenders in Mariupol, Germany Seizes Gazprom Subsidiary, US Blocks Russian Debt Payment
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Germany takes control of Gazprom unit to ensure energy supply

Germany takes control of Gazprom unit to ensure energy supply

Gazprom Germania will come under the trusteeship of the German energy regulator until Sept. 30, Berlin has said.

Washington Blocks Russian Dollar Bond Payments In Latest Attempt To Isolate Moscow

Washington Blocks Russian Dollar Bond Payments In Latest Attempt To Isolate Moscow

As Washington casts about for ways to tighten the financial screws on Russia, the Treasury late last night announced another measure to try and isolate Moscow from the international financial system. Per Reuters, the Russian state will no longer be allowed to make dollar debt payments from its accounts at US banks going forward.

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jdd
jdd
April 6, 2022
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The area of the city of Kiev proper is almost exactly the same as that of New York, app, 320 sq. miles, although with one-third of New York’s population, and is far smaller in size and population than metro New York. A closer comparison to an American city would be to that of metropolitan Seattle.

waine
waine
April 6, 2022

Am I to understand that the seizure of these places mean that Gazprom can’t turn the taps off, surely Russia controls the flow from their territory, and if so, what is the point of seizing those assets, Russia just needs (and in my opinion should have done long ago ) TURN THE TAPS OFF.

Olivia Kroth
April 7, 2022
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TASS:

Hungary will not support sanctions on Russian oil and gas import — Reuters –
VIENNA, April 6. /TASS/. Hungary will not support sanctions that may affect import of Russian oil and gas, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday, Reuters news agency reported.

Hungary will not yield to pressure and will not support restrictions of oil and gas supplies from Russia because this is a ‘red line’ for Hungary, Orban said, according to Reuters.

Olivia Kroth
April 7, 2022
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TASS: Russian National Guard’s special forces seize Ukrainian military equipment, weapons – It is reported that a warehouse of equipment and weapons belonging to the Ukrainian Armed Forces was carefully disguised as a storage base for agricultural machinery – MOSCOW, April 6. /TASS/. Russia’s National Guard seized military equipment and weapons belonging to the Ukrainian army in the Kharkov Region in a warehouse disguised as a storage base for agricultural machinery, the agency’s press service told TASS. “During the reconnaissance and search activities in the Kharkov Region, the special forces of the Russian National Guard uncovered a warehouse of equipment… Read more »

Olivia Kroth
April 7, 2022
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TASS: Russian coastal defense system strikes Ukrainian ground targets with precision missiles – The launches were conducted as part of fulfilling the tasks of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine – MOSCOW, April 6. /TASS/. The combat team of a Bastion coastal defense missile system struck ground targets in Ukraine with two Oniks precision missiles, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Wednesday. “The team of the Bastion coastal defense missile system launched two Oniks precision missiles from the coast of the Black Sea against designated ground targets on Ukrainian territory,” the statement says. The launches were conducted as part of fulfilling… Read more »

Olivia Kroth
April 7, 2022
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TASS: Russia’s ship-launched cruise missiles hit Ukraine’s commando training center near Ochakov – According to the Russian Defense Ministry, seven Kalibr cruise missiles were fired from a ship in the Black Sea against the designated targets on Ukraine’s territory – MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. A missile-carrying ship of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet has fired a salvo of seven cruise missiles Kalibr against ground targets on Ukraine’s territory, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. A video of the launch was released. “Within the framework of the special military operation the Russian armed forces carried out another strike with smart weapons… Read more »

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