Moscow-controlled areas of Ukraine in a “sham” vote to join Russia

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Voting has begun in Russia-controlled areas of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Moscow-backed officials said Friday, as Ukrainian and United Nations officials reported evidence of war crimes. During the war, which lasted nearly seven months in the country. Referendums organized by the KremlinWidely denounced by Ukraine and the … Read more

Big UK tax cuts deepen sell-off, dollar rises and bonds tumble

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI All-World hits two-year low The dollar reaches its highest level in two decades Selling sterling and gold after a ‘mini-budget’ in the UK The Yen is down but traders are wary of further intervention Treasury bonds headed for an eighth weekly loss LONDON (Reuters) … Read more

Medical device makers see little impact from Fiona on Puerto Rican operations

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – Medical device companies and some pharmaceutical companies with manufacturing operations in Puerto Rico said they did not expect real disruption from Hurricane Fiona, which knocked out power to more than 3 million people and caused floods and landslides on the island. The U.S. … Read more

Russia and Ukraine announce a big surprise prisoner exchange

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv/RIYADH (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine carried out an unexpected prisoner exchange on Wednesday, the largest since the war began, involving about 300 people including 10 foreigners and commanders who led a protracted Ukrainian defense of Mariupol earlier. general. Among the foreigners released were two … Read more