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 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 Register WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden on Monday warned that if Russia invades … Read more

Putin and Xi unveil alliance at Olympics, mixing politics and sport

BEIJING, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled a global alliance with an anti-Western tilt on Friday, just hours before the grand opening of the Beijing Olympics, in a striking juxtaposition of politics and sport . Xi later kicked off the opening ceremony, joined by International Olympic Committee … Read more