Austria resists including Nord Stream 2 in EU package of Russia sanctions

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg attends a news briefing following talks with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine February 8, 2022. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko / Pool / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Austria’s OMV is a partner of Gazprom’s in Nord Stream … Read more

If Russia invades Ukraine, there will be no Nord Stream 2, Biden says

US President Joe Biden holds a joint news conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (not pictured) at the White House in Washington, US February 7, 2022. REUTERS / Leah Millis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden on Monday warned that if Russia invades … Read more

Ukraine announces plan to boost army, Europeans rally behind Zelenskiy

Armed forces to grow by 100,000 over three years British, Polish, Dutch leaders due in Ukraine Russia’s Lavrov due to speak to Blinken KYIV, Feb 1 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday to boost Ukraine’s armed forces by 100,000 troops over three years and raise soldiers’ pay, as European leaders lined … Read more