This is how Counter Strike combats false war reports in Russia.

They include media channels like the BBC and Deutsche Welle, social media platforms like Instagram and Soundcloud, and even human rights organisations’ websites. Some media outlets have devised clever ways to get information on Russia’s war in Ukraine past this new digital firewall and into Russia. In the opening weeks of the battle, Google reviews […]

After a nod from Brussels, Germany and Italy agree Russian gas payments

MILAN/BERLIN: Following conversations with the European Union, Germany and Italy advised firms they could create rouble accounts to keep buying Russian gas without breaking sanctions, according to sources. The argument over Russia’s insistence that international gas importers pay in roubles has put European countries’ commitment to adopt a firm stance against Moscow over the Ukraine […]

Oil prices are rising due to supply disruption fears, as global tensions escalate.

Reuters reports that On Tuesday, oil prices rose, reclaiming some of the ground lost in the previous day’s severe losses, as investors worried about potential supply interruptions in the face of escalating geopolitical tensions in both Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Brent oil futures were up 48 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $86.75 a […]