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Gas from Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline leaks into Baltic Sea

Mysterious leaks hit Russian undersea gas lines, raising Europeans’ suspicions

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register None of the Nord Stream pipelines were pumping gas at that time Both pipelines still contained gas under pressure Operator says damage to Nord Stream 1 ‘unprecedented’ Russian gas crisis sends prices skyrocketing Europe scrambled to find alternative supplies STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN, Sept 27 (Reuters) – European countries …

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Bank of England 'won't hesitate' to act as it monitors market turmoil

Bank of England ‘won’t hesitate’ to act as it monitors market turmoil

The pound briefly touched a record low against the dollar Five-year gilts match Friday’s record daily drop 2-year and 5-year debt yields up 100 bps in 2 days Finance Minister to detail budget plans on November 23 The BoE is monitoring developments “very closely” LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The Bank of England said on …

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Italy's election campaign ends, tensions between the EU and the right erupt

Italy’s election campaign ends, tensions between the EU and the right erupt

Supporters of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) gather before the closing event of the election campaign of Enrico Letta, secretary of the PD, in Piazza del Popolo, ahead of the general elections, in Rome, Italy, on September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Italy is holding legislative elections …

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'I'm leaving Russia': Young men flee conscription, Finland restricts entry

‘I’m leaving Russia’: Young men flee conscription, Finland restricts entry

VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 23 (Reuters) – When Nikita, 27, saw Russian President Vladimir Putin announce a military mobilization while visiting his uncle in St Petersburg, he decided to leave his homeland. Two days later, he crossed the Finnish border. “It’s just crazy. All my friends (are) in danger,” said the sound engineer, minutes after entering …

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Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) clashed on Friday with U.S. giant Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) over a plan to ramp up production of jet planes to a record high. line, after the industry’s largest contractor questioned whether a failing supply chain could carry on. …

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Putin was 'pushed' into war against Ukraine, says Italian Berlusconi

Putin was ‘pushed’ into war against Ukraine, says Italian Berlusconi

Forza Italia leader Silvio Berlusconi speaks during the centre-right coalition’s closing election campaign rally in Piazza del Popolo ahead of the September 25 general elections in Rome, Italy, on 22 September 2022. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Putin is a longtime friend of Berlusconi Berlusconi’s right-wing bloc set to …

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Russian project prompts exodus of some men as air fares rise

Russian project prompts exodus of some men as air fares rise

Plane tickets from Moscow are selling out Heavy traffic at Russia’s land borders “Panic request” for plane tickets – source TBILISI/VAALIMAA, Finland, September 22 (Reuters) – Russian men moved quickly towards the borders on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization, with increased traffic at border crossings with Finland and the Georgia and …

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Finland says traffic is 'intensifying' at border with Russia

Finland says traffic is ‘intensifying’ at border with Russia

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, September 22 (Reuters) – Traffic arriving at Finland’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization and remained high on Thursday but was under control, the Finnish border guard said. At the Vaalimaa border crossing, about a …

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