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Putin to make 1st trip abroad since Ukraine conflict's start

Jun. 27, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is making his first public foreign trip since Russia sent troops into Ukraine, heading for two former Soviet republics and meetings likely to be friendly. Ahead of the trip beginning Tuesday to Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, there were no...

Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

Jun. 27, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Scores of civilians were feared killed or wounded in a Russian missile strike Monday on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine's central city of Kremenchuk, Ukrainian officials said. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in a Telegram post that the...

Russian superyacht seized by US arrives in San Diego Bay

Jun. 27, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A $325 million superyacht seized by the United States from a sanctioned Russian oligarch arrived in San Diego Bay on Monday. The 348-foot-long (106-meter-long) Amadea flew an American flag as it sailed past the retired aircraft carrier USS Midway and under the...

Stocks sway on Wall Street, cool off after winning week

Jun. 27, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks swayed in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday as the market cools off following a rare winning week. The S&P 500 was mostly unchanged as of 12:56 p.m. Eastern. The benchmark index has been shifting between small gains and losses throughout the day....

Live updates | Scholz: no return to pre-war ties with Russia

Jun. 27, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the summit of NATO leaders that will start on Tuesday in Madrid: ___ German Chancellor...

Zelenskyy tells G-7 summit Ukraine forces face urgent moment

Jun. 27, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday underscored the urgency of helping his country’s military improve its position against Russia in a video meeting with leading economic powers, who in turn pledged to support Ukraine “for as long as it takes.” ...

NATO to boost rapid reaction force, Ukraine military support

Jun. 27, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies will decide at a summit this week to increase the strength of their rapid reaction force nearly eightfold to 300,000 troops as part of their response to an “era of strategic competition," the military alliance's secretary-general said Monday. The NATO...

EXPLAINER: What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Jun. 27, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Russia appeared to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine. Moscow owed $100 million in...

Oil price cap could strike Russia's war chest — if enforced

Jun. 27, 2022 11:55 AM EDT

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Leaders of the world’s biggest developed economies are weighing a cap on the price of Russian oil meant to strike at the main pillar of the Kremlin's finances following its invasion of Ukraine — and to limit the havoc that high energy prices are wreaking...

Sri Lanka sends 2 ministers to Russia for oil amid crisis

Jun. 27, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka is sending two government ministers to Russia to negotiate for fuel — one of the necessities nearly exhausted as a result of the Indian Ocean nation's economic collapse. The plan comes as Washington and its allies aim to cut off energy imports...