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How surging trade with China is boosting Russia’s war

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Chinese firms are playing an increasingly critical role in supplementing Russia’s struggling economy and boosting its military capabilities, including via the trade of goods for use on the battlefield in Ukraine, new analysis by CNBC shows.  Russian customs data filed as recently as August 2023 point to the continued import …

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How Chinese companies are supporting Russia’s military

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China is playing an increasingly critical role in supplementing Russia’s war-torn economy and boosting its military capabilities, according to a new analysis by CNBC. In 2022, total bilateral trade between Russia and China hit a record high of $190 billion, up 30% from 2021. 2023 is set to eclipse that figure, …

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Russia’s Putin orders government to stabilise retail fuel prices


Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting via a video link at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, September 27, 2023. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Pool via REUTERS Acquire Licensing Rights Russia introduced ban on fuel exports Putin says domestic fuel prices rising again Novak proposes measures to stabilise domestic fuel market Exports …

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Kosovo, A New Theater For Russia’s War With The West?

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The deadly clash in northern Kosovo on Sunday is reverberating far beyond the Balkans. At first glance, distant histories seem to be repeating: World War I starting in Sarajevo, the breakup of Yugoslavia drove 1990s geopolitics. Yet there may be much more recent history at play: is the conflict linked …

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Hungary’s Viktor Orban does Russia’s work in Europe


Comment on this storyComment You’re reading an excerpt from the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Sign up to get the rest free, including news from around the globe and interesting ideas and opinions to know, sent to your inbox every weekday. The bromance between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and former president …

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What Russia’s Fuel Export Ban Means For The Markets

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Russia’s temporary ban on diesel and gasoline exports-while intended to address domestic shortages and soaring prices-could exacerbate an already tight global diesel market and drive crude and middle distillate prices higher ahead of the winter.  And its relaxation of the ban on low-grade diesel won’t stave off much tightness. Most …

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