EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad depends on rail and road through Lithuania Clampdown on sanctioned freight angers Moscow EU seeks compromise with Lithuania to resume normal trade VILNIUS / BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) – Trade through Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two sources familiar with the matter said, as European officials … Read more

Why Russian oil price cap is easier said than done

Model of petrol pump is seen in front of EU and Russian flag colors in this illustration taken March 25, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – G7 leaders have agreed to study possible price caps on Russian … Read more

Tokyo June heatwave worst since 1875 as power supply creaks under strain

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan baked under scorching temperatures for a fourth successive day on Tuesday, as the capital’s heat broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight enough to raise the spectre of cuts. The heatwave comes less than two weeks before a national election in which prices, … Read more