• German media: NATO countries have informal agreement not to supply heavy weapons to Ukraine

    There are informal agreements between NATO countries to refrain from supplying certain types of weapons to Ukraine.

    According to the German news agency DPA, this is due to the risk of a direct military confrontation with Russia, which the Alliance wants to minimize.

    There are fears that Russia may officially consider the supply of Western tanks and combat aircraft as NATO entering the war and take military measures in response. Weapons systems of this type have not yet been supplied to …

  • Ukrainian Army Commander calls on the West to supply long-range weapons to Ukraine

    Western weapons and equipment are helping the Ukrainian Armed forces to expel Russian occupiers from Ukrainian soil. However, now the Ukrainian military needs long-range weapons, said the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valerii Zaluzhnyi.

    "It's very hard for us, but we are standing. We are fighting for every section of the front, for every settlement. Western weapons and equipment help us to drive the enemy out of our land," he wrote.

    Zaluzhny stressed that now the West …

  • Russian oligarchs offer to pay for rebuilding Ukraine in exchange for the West lifting sanctions

    Russian oligarchs are ready to pay for lifting the sanctions against them. They offer to send these funds to Ukraine, said Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland during a meeting with colleagues from the G7 countries, reports the German newspaper Handelsblatt.

    Freeland said that the sanctioned Russian oligarchs call her on their own initiative. They complain that Putin’s war has affected their lives. According to the Canadian official, the Russian rich do not approve of the Kremlin's …

  • Lithuania stops all Russian energy imports

    Lithuania is stopping imports of electricity from Russia, announced the Lithuanian operator of the electricity transmission system Litgrid. "The exchange operator Nord Pool has decided to suspend trade in Russian electricity provided by the Inter RAO holding, which is the only importer of Russian electricity to the Baltic countries. From Sunday, Russian electricity will no longer be imported into Lithuania,” the company said.

    "The suspension of electricity trade with Russia will not affect the …

  • Russia has stopped gas supplies to Finland

    Russia has stopped supplying gas to Finland. "Gas imports through the entry point at Imatra have been stopped," said Finnish gas pipelines operator Gasgrid. Finnish state-owned company Gasum also confirmed the fact that gas supplies from Russia had been suspended. "Natural gas supplies to Finland in accordance with the contract have been terminated," the company said in a statement.

    According to Gasum, the Russian gas holding Gazprom announced that it was going to stop supplying gas from 6 a.m. …