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UNWTO confirms Russia’s intention to withdraw

Madrid, Spain | Xinhua | The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) confirmed on Wednesday that Russia had announced its intention to withdraw from the organization. “Russia has announced its intention to withdraw from UNWTO,” explained the UNWTO in a tweet, adding that nevertheless Russia must “follow due process – and this will …

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Russia to suspend natural gas supplies to Poland, Bulgaria

Warsaw, Poland | Xinhua | Russia is to halt natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria from Wednesday, according to energy companies and authorities. Poland’s state oil and gas company PGNiG said on Tuesday that Russia’s energy corporation Gazprom will suspend its gas supplies to Poland from Wednesday evening. “PGNiG has …

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Erdogan urges Putin for leaders’ summit to solve Ukrainian crisis

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday once again urged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to hold a summit with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During a phone talk, Erdogan told Putin that the “continuation of the positive momentum achieved in the Istanbul talks” to reach peace …

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Western attempts to split Russian society unsuccessful: Putin

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that the West had failed in its attempts to divide Russian society and destroy it from within. During an expanded meeting of the Prosecutor General’s Office Board, the president noted that the West and its allies were urging Kiev to …

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Food price shocks

Governments can learn from the food price crises of 2008-2013, when African states put in place insulating policies COMMENT | MARK REDWOOD AND STEVE WIGGINS | In the weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, commodity markets have been rocked, as both economies have effectively been removed from global trade. Ukrainian exports …

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