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Pretrial Detention Of Former Chief Of Navalny's Team In Bashkortostan Extended

Radio Free Europe 30 Jan 2023
A Moscow court has extended the pretrial detention of Lilia Chanysheva, the former ... Chanysheva headed the local unit of Navalny's network of regional campaign groups until his team disbanded them after a Moscow prosecutor went to court to have them branded "extremist.".

'I don't really know anything about it': Fashion tycoon Paul Smith fails to explain his ...

The Daily Mail 29 Jan 2023
Paul Smith and lingerie brand Agent Provocateur still have stores open in Moscow, while Rolls-Royce has new cars for sale in the country but claims it does not know how they got there ... A Paul Smith shop in Moscow, Russia, where it was revealed alongside with lingerie brand Agent Provocateur that they still have stores open in Moscow.

Could this be a Russian 'false flag' operation? Moscow accuses Ukraine of killing 14 in ...

The Daily Mail 28 Jan 2023
Moscow has accused the Ukrainian military of killing 14 people in a 'deliberate' strike on a hospital in Russian-held territory today ... Moscow branded the attack a 'serious war crime' and vowed to hold all involved accountable ... Moscow has accused the Ukrainian military ...

IKEA taps Baltics, others for more wood supplies after shunning Russia

FX Empire 26 Jan 2023
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – IKEA is using more wood from Sweden and the Baltics to make up for not sourcing it from Russia and Belarus which the company has shunned due to Moscow’s war in Ukraine, its wood supply boss said in an interview. The world’s biggest furniture brand – one of ...

Rebranding McDonald's In Kazakhstan Is A Minefield Of National Identity, Geopolitics

Radio Free Europe 24 Jan 2023
But others cramming into one of five McDonald's venues in Central Asia's richest country that were opening their doors this week expressed concern that the new restaurants could fall under the Vkusno i Tochka (Tasty And That's It) brand that has emerged after the fast-food giant quit Russia over Moscow's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

German prosecutors investigate Russia culture body

FX Empire 23 Jan 2023
Early this month, a Reuters investigation revealed that, despite the sanctions, Russky Dom – which means “Russian House” – had purchased airline tickets for two pro-Russia activists living in Germany to travel to a Kremlin-backed conference in Moscow ... Its head has branded the sanctions as “insane.”.

Russia, Estonia expel ambassadors amid 'destroyed' relations

Deutsche Welle 23 Jan 2023
Estonia had called for "parity" in the number of staff at the embassies in Tallinn and Moscow. Russia branded this an "unfriendly move." ... .

Polish diplomat warns Germany amid tank standoff

Russia Today 23 Jan 2023
Warsaw has indicated that it may ignore Germany’s opinion. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has floated the idea of creating a “smaller coalition” of nations to provide tanks to Kiev and branded Berlin’s position “unacceptable.”. Moscow has accused Western nations of waging a proxy war against it in Ukraine ... .

Ukraine is not a proxy war

New Statesman 23 Jan 2023
One reason for this is that it represents the complete failure of Moscow’s efforts to coerce and cajole Western (and especially European) countries into abandoning their support, or at least a hope that they would tire of the war and forget the moral and geopolitical imperatives that led them to commit to Ukraine.

Over 90% of EU, G7 firms are still active in Russia although sanctions

Anadolu Agency 20 Jan 2023
Top global brands, excluding some Chinese firms, are not active in the Russian market due to its war on Ukraine since the last February ... The fifth brand on the list, Walmart, already has no operations in Russia as of 2022; it had some investment plans previously, but it closed its Moscow office in 2010.

Russia’s atrocities in Ukraine, rehearsed in Chechnya

Al Jazeera 20 Jan 2023
It killed tens of thousands of civilians and ended with Chechnya’s de facto independence from Moscow in 1996 ... Within weeks, he had to flee to mainland Ukraine as Moscow-installed authorities began arresting and jailing Muslims around him – and branding them “radicals” and “terrorists”.

UK vows to aid Ukraine bid for 'accountability' over war

The New Arab 20 Jan 2023
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly branded Moscow's renewed military assault on its neighbour, launched last February, "an outrageous violation of the rules-based international order" ... "This includes assessing the feasibility of a new 'hybrid' tribunal" ... Russia has said any Ukraine tribunal would lack legitimacy, and would refuse to extradite suspects.

Only 8.5% of Western Firms Have Left Russia – Study

Moscow Times 19 Jan 2023
Despite widespread outrage over Moscow's war in Ukraine, only a small number of Western companies have deserted Russia, according to a Swiss study ... news Are Western Brands as Serious About Withdrawing From Russia as They Appear? ... When Moscow launched its invasion, 1,404 companies ...

Amazon Overtakes Apple as World's Most Valuable Brand Despite Losing $51Bln

Urdu Point 18 Jan 2023
... the annual Brand Finance Global 500 ranking. MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 18th January, 2023) Amazon has reclaimed top spot as the world's most valuable brand despite losing $51 billion this year, or 15% of its value, according to the annual Brand Finance Global 500 ranking.

‘History repeating’ - Revived automobile brand Moskvitch begins selling new crossovers in Moscow

Ruptly 14 Jan 2023
Selling of the Moskvitch 3 city crossover, produced by the eponymous automobile plant at the end of last year started in 11 Moscow car dealerships. Director of the AVILON Moskvitch brand Alexander Savelyev claimed customer’s interest and demand for the car is growing steadily.

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In this handout photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile is test-fired as part of Russia's nuclear drills by a Russian nuclear submarine from the Barents Sea.
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service
Andrea Riseborough arrives at the 2023 BAFTA Tea Party, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, in Los Angeles.
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen listens during a meeting with President Joe Biden and CEOs in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, July 28, 2022
AP / Susan Walsh
In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, center, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy watch the site of the recent Russian shelling in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023.
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