President Vladimir Putin announced Russia was banning the supply of Russian oil and oil products to countries that impose a price cap, allowing deliveries to those nations only on the basis of a special permission from the Kremlin leader.
Brazil's President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva held a telephone conversation Tuesday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Agencia Brasil reported.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin was reported to have an exit plan for Venezuela, should he fall from grace in Moscow if his country does not succeed militarily in Ukraine. Argentina and China were also said to have been under consideration but were eventually discarded.
Russia is determined to unblock Russian fertilizers frozen in European ports, because of sanctions, and expects to resume ammonia exports through a pipeline across Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin made the announcement criticizing the current situation as totally unacceptable but admitted it is happening.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who is in Bali attending the G20 Summit, Tuesday called for a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine and recalled that the former hosted the 2018 World Cup finals and the latter is vying to co-organize the 2030 event with Spain and Portugal.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández said Friday during his appearance at the Fifth Paris Peace Forum that we have the ethical imperative not to remain silent regarding the war in Ukraine following Russia's military deployment in late February this year.
Russian authorities have arrested a woman who left a letter on the grave of Vladimir Putin's parents saying they had raised a murderer. She risks several years in prison.
Russia’s grain harvest is set to grow by some five million tons annually because of the recent incorporation of four Russian-majority Ukrainian territories, Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev said this week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday announced the annexation of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia regions of Ukraine following the outcome of the referendums, according to which a large majority of locals wanted to sever ties with Kyiv.
Four territories Ukraine considers to be its provinces have approved through referendums Moscow's initiative to join the Russian Federation, it was reported Tuesday in the Donbas region.