Russia

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Medvedev looks on the bright side of Wimbledon ban

Daniil Medvedev said he tried to use the extra time away from the court to his advantage after Wimbledon banned Russian and Belarusian players from the grass court major in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Countries in trade with Russia without dollar

The emerging multi-polar world is now trying to reduce the use of the greenback in their trade after the US and EU imposed multilateral sanctions on Russia.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

A diaspora is a terrible thing to waste

There have been diasporas ever since the Old Testament, and, leaving aside their tragic nature, no two mass exoduses have been alike.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

Wimbledon star Rybakina dismisses Russian 'product' claims

Newly-crowned Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina on Tuesday dismissed Russian claims that she was its "product" as she received a hero's welcome in Kazakhstan, which she represented at the tournament.

July 10, 2022
July 10, 2022

Russia's restriction on Ukrainian grain exports may have contributed to Sri Lanka's turmoil: Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that Russia's restriction on Ukrainian grain exports may have contributed to Sri Lanka's turmoil and voiced fear it could spur other crises.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

India's biggest cement producer using Chinese yuan to import Russian coal

India's biggest cement producer, UltraTech Cement, is importing a cargo of Russian coal and paying using Chinese yuan, according to an Indian customs document reviewed by Reuters, a rare payment method that traders say could become more common.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Russia using energy as weapon, says Germany

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck accused Russia on Thursday of using energy as  “a weapon”, after Moscow slapped sanctions on Western energy firms and slowed gas flows to Europe.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Ukraine war: How far it will go?

When President Vladimir Putin launched “a special military operation” on February 24 to “demilitarization” and “denazification” of Ukraine, there were a few to doubt that the military campaign would end in Russia’s favour and it would be over soon.

April 8, 2022
April 8, 2022

Bangladesh abstains from voting on suspending Russia's membership of UN Human Rights Council

Bangladesh has abstained from voting on a resolution to suspend Russia's membership of the UN Human Rights Council in the wake of human rights violations by Russia's military operation in Ukraine.

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

No need for Bangladeshi volunteers to join military operation in Ukraine: Russian Embassy 

The Russian Embassy in Dhaka today said that although they appreciated the gesture of Bangladeshi citizens who wanted to volunteer in the Russian military operation in Ukraine, there is no need for it.