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Exclusive: Europe ready for Baltics emergency switch-off from Russian grid

Exclusive: Europe ready for Baltics emergency switch-off from Russian grid

A full moon is seen rising through electric poles near Virbalis, Lithuania February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS/WARSAW, June 30 (Reuters) – European grid operators are ready to immediately implement a long-term plan to bring the Baltic states, which rely on the Russian grid, into the …

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Ruble heads away from 50 vs dollar as authorities flag interventions

Ruble heads away from 50 vs dollar as authorities flag interventions

A picture illustration shows Russian ruble banknotes of various denominations on a table in Warsaw, Poland, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, June 29 (Reuters) – The ruble pared …

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EU countries reach deal on climate laws after late-night talks

EU countries reach deal on climate laws after late-night talks

EU countries reach deals on package of green policies Countries agree to support 2035 fossil fuel car ban Compromise on fund to shield citizens from CO2 costs EU countries and Parliament will now negotiate final laws LUXEMBOURG, June 29 (Reuters) – EU countries clinched deals on proposed laws to combat climate change on Wednesday, backing …

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Oil prices rise for fourth day on supply worries

Oil prices rise for fourth day on supply worries

A worker uses a petrol pump at a Brazilian oil company Petrobras gas station in Brasilia, Brazil March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OPEC, OPEC+ begin two days of policy meetings US inventories down as refiners pick up activity US crude production reaches high since …

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Asian stocks lose gains made on shorter China quarantine as recession fears persist

Asian stocks lose gains made on shorter China quarantine as recession fears persist

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday, extending Wall Street’s …

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US accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia's military

US accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia’s military

Smoke rises over the remains of a building destroyed by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s administration added five companies in China to …

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Crypto crash threatens North Korea's stolen funds as it ramps up weapons tests

Crypto crash threatens North Korea’s stolen funds as it ramps up weapons tests

SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – The nosedive in cryptocurrency markets has wiped out millions of dollars in funds stolen by North Korean hackers, four digital investigators say, threatening a key source of funding for the sanctions-stricken country and its weapons programmes. North Korea has poured resources into stealing cryptocurrencies in recent years, making it a …

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Crypto industry gripped by anxiety as bitcoin wobbles near key $20,000 level

Cryptoverse: Ether holds its breath for the lean, mean ‘merge’

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 28 (Reuters) – Investors in ether and its troubled twin stETH are nervously anticipating a crypto milestone: The merge. …

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Stocks swing higher as China eases quarantine rules

Stocks swing higher as China eases quarantine rules

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying graphs (top) of Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 28 (Reuters) – Asian stocks swung into positive territory …

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