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Russia pitches into first major external bond default in century

Russia pitches into first major external bond default in century

The Spasskaya Tower clock showing the time at noon is pictured next to Moscow’s Kremlin and Saint Basil’s Cathedral, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Grace period runs out on $100 million interest payment due May 27 US Official Says Russia’s Noncompliance Shows Dramatic Impact Of …

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China's May industrial profits slump again despite easing COVID curbs

China’s May industrial profits slump again despite easing COVID curbs

BEIJING, June 27 (Reuters) – Profits at China’s industrial firms contracted at a slower pace in May after falling sharply in April, as activity resumed in major manufacturing hubs but restrictions on COVID-19 still weighed on factory output and squeezed factory margins. Profits fell 6.5% from a year earlier, less than the 8.5% drop in …

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U.S. likely to announce this week purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine -source

U.S. likely to announce this week purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine -source

The US and Ukrainian flags are displayed before the start of the Ukraine Defense Consultative Group meeting hosted by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, at the base U.S. aerial view in Ramstein, Germany, on April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com …

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NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

three-day NATO summit in Madrid; Biden will attend Turkey’s veto on Sweden and Finland’s request is a big deal NATO to agree on new defenses for the Baltic region Ukraine aid package aims for longer-term support MADRID, June 27 (Reuters) – NATO leaders will urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to lift his veto on Finland …

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Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

Russian missiles attack Kyiv for the first time in weeks Biden condemns attack as an act of “barbarism” G7 countries meet in Germany KYIV/POKROVSK, Ukraine, June 27 (Reuters) – Russian forces were fighting on Monday to achieve one of their strategic objectives in Ukraine as Moscow-backed separatists said they were advancing on Lysychansk, the last …

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Russia's Putin to make first foreign trips since launching Ukraine war

Russia’s Putin to make first foreign trips since launching Ukraine war

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a BRICS+ meeting during the BRICS summit via video link in Moscow region, Russia, on June 24, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin will visit two small ex-Soviet states in Central Asia this week, …

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Russian missiles hit Kyiv wounding five people, Ukraine says

Russian missiles hit Kyiv wounding five people, Ukraine says

Kyiv, June 26 (Reuters) – Russian missiles hit a residential building and a kindergarten in central Kyiv on Sunday morning, wounding five people, authorities said, in the first such attack in the Ukrainian capital. in weeks. Up to four explosions occurred in the center of Kyiv. A fire broke out in a nine-storey residential building …

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Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

KYIV/POKROVSK, June 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s special forces remained in Sievierodonetsk directing artillery fire at Russian-backed troops, an aide to Ukraine’s president said, after the city suffered a major setback for Kyiv in its fight to maintain control of the city. east of the country. Ukrainian shelling on Saturday forced Russian troops to suspend the …

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Russia is conducting covert mobilisation campaign, Ukraine spy chief says

Russia is conducting covert mobilisation campaign, Ukraine spy chief says

Major General Kyrylo Budanov, head of Ukraine’s Military Intelligence, speaks during an interview with Reuters, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record KYIV, June 25 (Reuters) – Russia is using its reserve forces in a covert mobilization to …

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Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence, video shows

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence, video shows

African migrants sit atop a border fence during an attempt to cross from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Melilla, in North Africa, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record RABAT/MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were pictured next to a Moroccan …

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