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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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Explanation: when the EU embargo arrives, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Explanation: when the EU embargo arrives, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Models of oil barrels are seen in front of the sign displayed ‘stop’, the colors of the EU and Russia flag in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Russia has increased oil shipments to Asia since Europe imposed sweeping …

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US labor market resilient as recession signals strengthen

US labor market resilient as recession signals strengthen

Weekly jobless claims rise by 5,000 to 213,000 Continuing claims drop 22,000 to 1.379 million WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, indicating that the labor market remains tight despite the Federal Reserve’s attempt to cool demand with aggressive increases in interest rates. …

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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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The yen strengthens after Japan supported its currency for the first time since 1998

The yen strengthens after Japan supported its currency for the first time since 1998

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register “We have taken decisive action,” says Japan’s vice finance minister Dollar/yen has widest gap between daily high and low since 2016 British Pound, Swiss Franc and Norwegian Krone Slip After Moderate Rate Hikes The dollar hits a new multi-year high against the British pound and the …

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Stubbornly high rents and food prices boost US inflation in August

Stubbornly high rents and food prices boost US inflation in August

The consumer price index increases by 0.1% in August Rents, food and health care explain the rise in the CPI Core CPI jumped 0.6%; increased 6.3% year-over-year WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices rose unexpectedly in August and core inflation accelerated amid rising rent and health care costs, giving the Federal Reserve ammunition …

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China's trade falters as demand declines at home and abroad

China’s trade falters as demand declines at home and abroad

An aerial view shows containers and cargo ships at the port of Qingdao in Shandong province, China, May 9, 2022. Photo taken with a drone. China Daily via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China’s single-digit export growth beats forecasts Imports are lagging, reflecting weak demand Trade balance tightens from July …

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