Putin hosts Kremlin ceremony to annex parts of Ukraine

Condemning the Russian annexation of four regions around the world UN Secretary-General: The move is a “dangerous escalation” that endangers peace Zelensky says the war to end Putin must stop Zelenskiy calls an emergency meeting on security and defense Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to host a celebration on Friday … Read more

Germany determined to reverse the phase-out of nuclear weapons – POLITICO

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Tuesday that Germany would “probably” extend the operating time of two of the three remaining nuclear power plants until April, blaming the decision on energy supply issues in France. He also announced more money for sick German energy suppliers – something that could require Finance Minister Christian Lindner … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

The Fed decided to raise the interest rate by 75 basis points; Likely early pivot: Reuters poll

A woman holds US dollar bills in this illustration taken on May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Rovich/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by 75 basis points next week and is likely to keep the rate on hold for an extended period … Read more

Russian TV recognized Kiev’s “big victory” after Ukraine’s breakthrough

Zelensky says the troops have retaken towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new US aid package Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian state television broadcast an interview on Friday in which it acknowledged Kyiv had scored a “big victory” after Ukrainian forces stormed the front line in a lightning advance. The Ukrainian hack Near Kharkiv was … Read more

EU plans to cap Russian gas price as Putin warns West against winter freeze

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The European Union proposes a cap on the price of Russian gas Putin threatens to cut off all energy supplies High bill to support companies and families BRUSSELS/VLADIVOSTOK RUSSIA (Reuters) – The European Union proposed a cap on the price of Russian gas on Wednesday … Read more