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EU proposes plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets to compensate Ukraine for its damages caused by the conflict. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a statement that the frozen funds would go to Ukraine “to compensate for the …

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Post-war reconstruction is a good investment

COMMENT | NANCY QIAN – PROJECT SYNDICATE |  Nine months after Russia invaded their country, Ukrainians are seizing back their territory and giving their people hope of a military victory. But when it comes to long-term peace and prosperity, a military victory would be only the end of the first …

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Ukraine grain deal extended for 120 days: Erdogan

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | A deal for the export of Ukrainian grain to world markets through the Black Sea has been extended for 120 days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Thursday. “As a result of the four-way talks hosted by Türkiye, the Black Sea Grain Corridor Agreement is extended …

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The next global resource crisis

 COMMENT | DANIEL LITVIN  – Project Syndicate | The West’s dependence on China for so-called critical minerals once worried only a handful of experts and policy wonks. Now, the anxiety has gone mainstream, capturing headlines and becoming the subject of a BBC documentary series. But we have yet to answer …

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UN chief welcomes Russia’s resumed participation in grain export deal

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warmly welcomes the announcement from Russia on its resumed participation in the implementation of a deal to facilitate grain export via the Black Sea, his spokesman said on Wednesday. Guterres is grateful for the diplomatic efforts of Türkiye, and thanks UN coordinator …

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Russia resumes grain export deal with Ukraine

Russia and Ukraine separately signed a deal in Istanbul with Türkiye and the United Nations to resume grain shipments from Ukrainian ports to international markets via the Black Sea Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russia on Wednesday announced its return to the implementation of a grain export deal via the Black …

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Russia halts grain export deal with Ukraine

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua |  Russia announced Saturday that Moscow would immediately and indefinitely suspend its implementation of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, accusing Ukraine of launching drone attacks under British guidance. “On Oct. 29, the Ukrainian Armed Forces, under the cover of the humanitarian corridor set up for the …

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