Tag: In Russia

  • Nokian Tires sells its Russian operations for 285 million euros

    Nokian Tires sells its Russian operations for 285 million euros

    After the Russian registration formalities, the deal will be completed and Nokian Tires’ operations in Russia will end.

  • Now Putin needs the Wagner group

    Now Putin needs the Wagner group

    Now the dreaded private army is recruiting in Russia’s prisons and is an increasingly important card for Vladimir Putin as he seeks to carry out his invasion plan. The group has gone from an army in the shadows to headquarters in the middle of town. Recently, the United States labeled both the group and anyone […]

  • Live: Ukraine holds the first war crimes trial against captured Russians

    Live: Ukraine holds the first war crimes trial against captured Russians

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor on Wednesday revealed plans for the first war criminal trial of a captured Russian soldier as fighting raged in the eastern and southern parts of the country. Finland is expected to announce its intention to join NATO with Sweden, which is likely to follow soon, diplomats and officials said, as Russia’s invasion […]

  • The Finnish head coach is different from the Russian volleyball team

    The Finnish head coach is different from the Russian volleyball team

    Tuomas Sammelvuo has resigned from the position of coach of the Russian men’s volleyball team, according to Russian news media Sports-Express. The Russian Volleyball Association would have liked to have extended the Finnish agreement, the secretary general Alexander Jaramenko He told the news channel, but added that the issue is not so relevant now because […]

  • The Royal House agrees with Ecco despite Russia’s situation

    The Royal House agrees with Ecco despite Russia’s situation

    There since 1993The company, which is owned by one of Denmark’s richest families – the Kasprzak family in southern Jutland – has stated that it will be in Russia. in order not to leave its employees there. However, since the issuance of this opinion, Ecco has been close to the situation. Compared to some of […]

  • Finland bans Russian and Belarusian trucks from entering the country

    Finland bans Russian and Belarusian trucks from entering the country

    Russian and Belarusian trucks will be stopped and denied entry to the Finnish border from midnight. This is what the head of the control department of the Customs Board says Sami Rakshit. "All commercial traffic for vehicles with registration plates in Russia and Belarus will be stopped and reversed," Rakshit says. According to the traffic […]

  • Another large Danish company is pulling the plug in Russia

    Another large Danish company is pulling the plug in Russia

    Under pressure Jysk, like Carlsberg, had come under fire for not leaving Russia earlier – until now, it has temporarily closed its stores and sent around 200 employees home on pay. Jysk, which owns over 3,100 stores and employs almost 30,000 people in 50 countries, first entered the Russian market in June 2020. Most of […]

  • Extra broadcast: Ukraine War in its fourth week

    Extra broadcast: Ukraine War in its fourth week

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has now been going on for more than three weeks. Hear Ekot’s correspondent Richard Myrenberg, Ekot’s former Russia correspondent Sten Sjöström and also voices from within Ukraine. Is China starting to turn away from Russia? China expert Oscar Almén gives us a picture of the relationship between the great powers. Oscar […]

  • Putin’s opposition from within

    Putin’s opposition from within

    Cast: Pavel ChupronovRussian opposition politician and activist seeking asylum in Sweden, people demonstrating against Putin and the war in Russia, living in the Russian city of Novozybkov, Michael RochlitzRussian expert and professor of economics at the University of Bremen, Roman Aninleading Russian digging journalist, Daria RudnevaRussian mathematician protesting against the war in Stockholm Host: Firas […]

  • The Ateneum Museum will stop lending works of art to the Russian State Gallery

    The Ateneum Museum will stop lending works of art to the Russian State Gallery

    The Helsinki Ateneum Art Museum announced in a press release that plans to lend the works to the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow have been abandoned due to Russia’s hostilities in Ukraine. "makes it impossible" to ensure continued cooperation. The exhibition would have been the first exhibition of a well-known Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallelan works […]

  • Customs: EU sanctions hit Finnish companies

    Customs: EU sanctions hit Finnish companies

    According to Customs, the EU’s sanctions against Russia may affect one quarter of a Finnish company doing business in Russia. There are about 2,000 companies operating in Finland across the eastern border. A quarter of these operate in the areas subject to sanctions, Customs says. The EU’s sanctions package targets the Russian banking sector and […]

  • Vaccine passports, moose in town and the prince in Swan Lake

    Vaccine passports, moose in town and the prince in Swan Lake

    Hour one: Vaccine pass in public transport Spanish care debt Truths in interviews New records in the mountains Chronicle by Helena Granström Panel Two o’clock Lawsuit against Memorial in Russia Swan Lake at the Royal Opera Public Service Protests against honor killings in Iraq Moose in town Kåseri with Mark Levengood Host Jesper Lindau Producer […]

  • The mystery behind the Havana syndrome

    The mystery behind the Havana syndrome

    Participants: Adam Entous, journalist at Newyorker magazine, James Giordano, Professor of Neurology at Georgetown University in Washington, Jack Matlock, former Ambassador to Moscow, James Lin, researcher at the University of Illinois, Catherine Warner, diplomat at the US Consulate in Guangzhou, China, Douglas Wise, CIA veteran, Suzanne O’Sullivan, physician at the leading British National Hospital for […]

  • ATP roundup: Marin Cilic starts quickly in the Kremlin Cup

    ATP roundup: Marin Cilic starts quickly in the Kremlin Cup

    Sixth seed Marin Cilic returned from a set to cross past Damir Dzumhur in the opening round on Monday of the Kremlin Cup in Russia. Dzumhur, a Bosnian, took the first set in a tiebreaker, but Cilic won 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1, largely on the strength of his 22 aces. The Croatian also took advantage […]

  • Polling stations have closed in Russia

    Polling stations have closed in Russia

    In Russia, polling stations have now been closed after parliamentary elections were held for the past three days. Many claim that there are many who point out that the election did not go right. Ekot’s Russia correspondent Johanna Melén reports on the spot.

  • Dozens of COVID-19 infections have been observed in football fans visiting Russia

    Dozens of COVID-19 infections have been observed in football fans visiting Russia

    The Kymenlaakso Department of Social Affairs and Health (Kymsote) did decision stop health checks at the border on Tuesday after a lack of adequate COVID-19 testing resources led to a traffic bottleneck. Local health body arguments that they were not prepared for the long queues as they were expected to follow most of the participants […]

  • VMA in Örnsköldsvik municipality, Västernorrland

    VMA in Örnsköldsvik municipality, Västernorrland

    Today at 3 pm, the Swedish football masters play against Slovakia in Russian St. Petersburg. After 0-0 in the premiere against Spain in Sevilla, somewhat easier opposition is expected, although Slovakia also won its premiere against Poland. “I look forward to seeing the Swedish attacking game. Now we are moving forward. This is a match […]

  • ABB electrifies its own fleet of 10.00 vehicles until 2030 – electrive.com

    ABB electrifies its own fleet of 10.00 vehicles until 2030 – electrive.com

    Gracias por compartir alegría familiar and informat … There are only 10 million cars in Russia? … … Very nice article, but I want to add some details: I … I’m interested in getting one. But what’s p … I’m interested in why “Environmentalists” are fig … In a nutshell electrive.com is a news service […]

  • Reviewers: & quot; Clown & quot;  is still funny – everything is by the old

    Reviewers: & quot; Clown & quot; is still funny – everything is by the old

    The Clown Universe, starring Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam as twisted versions of itself, has been a huge success ever since the TV series started back in 2005. – If you love the Clown universe, look forward to the new, eighth season, which begins on TV2 Play on Sunday, writes Michael Solgaard in Børsen. Film […]

  • Joe Biden: Russian hackers behind the attack

    Joe Biden: Russian hackers behind the attack

    US President Joe Biden says those behind the IT attack, which shut down the country’s largest oil pipeline, acted from Russia. But he also says he does not believe the Russian state was involved in the attack. Biden says he will discuss the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin “We have strong reason to believe […]

  • Invasive species a growing problem

    Invasive species a growing problem

    More plants and animals may be banned in Sweden if the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency gets what they want. These are so-called invasive species, which threaten local biodiversity. One species that is already banned in Sweden is the raccoon dog, which was planted out in Russia in the 20th century and now threatens native amphibian […]

  • At least nine dead after school shooting in Russia

    At least nine dead after school shooting in Russia

    In Russia, at least nine people have been killed in an attack on a school in Kazan, 800 km east of Moscow. Several people are also said to have been injured. A teenager suspected of being the perpetrator has been arrested, writes the news agency Interfax.

  • The Foreign Ministry calls in Russia’s ambassador

    The Foreign Ministry calls in Russia’s ambassador

    The Ministry for Foreign Affairs will summon Russia’s ambassador and protest against the Russian sanctions that have been directed, among other things, at a Swedish department head at the Swedish Defense Research Agency. This is stated by the Foreign Ministry’s press service for Ekot. It was yesterday that Russia said that eight EU citizens are […]

  • Long leave in Russia to reduce coronary heart disease

    Long leave in Russia to reduce coronary heart disease

    On May 1, a ten-day holiday in Russia will begin as a way to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Russia has been hit hard by the pandemic and last year life expectancy fell by more than a year. Although the country was the first in the world to develop a vaccine against covid-19, many […]

  • Johanna Melén: We see a Russian leadership that is becoming less and less tolerant

    Johanna Melén: We see a Russian leadership that is becoming less and less tolerant

    Russia’s increasingly fierce crackdown on the opposition, the case of Navalny and the escalation of the Ukrainian border have attracted attention. “What we have seen recently is a Russian leadership that is becoming less and less tolerant,” says Johanna Melén, Swedish Radio’s Russia correspondent. Hear Johanna Melén answer three questions about developments in Russia.

  • Russian journalists under pressure – reporters detained by police

    Russian journalists under pressure – reporters detained by police

    At the same time as Russian power is tightening its grip on opposition politician Alexei Navalny and his political organization, pressure is also mounting on independent Russian media. In early April, a house search was carried out at the home of the grave reporter Roman Anin, and in recent days several journalists from independent media […]

  • Political work linked to Navalny is banned

    Political work linked to Navalny is banned

    In Russia, a court has ruled that political activities linked to imprisoned regime critic Alexei Navalny are banned, Reuters reports. This means that groups connected to the opposition leader are not allowed to post material on the internet, organize protests or participate in elections. The decision is temporary and has been made while waiting for […]

  • Political work linked to Navalny is banned

    Political work linked to Navalny is banned

    In Russia, a court has ruled that political activities linked to imprisoned regime critic Alexei Navalny are banned, Reuters reports. This means that groups connected to the opposition leader are not allowed to post material on the internet, organize protests or participate in elections. The decision is temporary and has been made while waiting for […]

  • Thousands demonstrated in support of Alexei Navalny

    Thousands demonstrated in support of Alexei Navalny

    Thousands of people demonstrated today in Russia in support of the imprisoned opposition politician Alexei Navalny. Most participants gathered in the demonstrations in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and according to human rights organizations, several hundred have been arrested. Alexei Navalny was sentenced in February to 2.5 years in prison and has been on hunger strike […]

  • Navalny staff: The rubble of opposition on the verge of annihilation

    Navalny staff: The rubble of opposition on the verge of annihilation

    In Russia, the Interior Ministry is warning people to take part in tomorrow’s planned demonstrations in support of imprisoned opposition politician Alexei Navalny. The other day, prosecutors demanded that Navalny’s organizations be classified as extremist, and even before any demonstrations were held, several of his supporters were said to have been arrested. “The situation is […]

  • Navalny’s organization can be classified as extremist

    Navalny’s organization can be classified as extremist

    In Russia, tensions between the country’s leadership and the opposition are growing. On Friday, the prosecution demanded that opposition politician Alexei Navalny’s organization be classified as extremist, and now his supporters are calling for demonstrations. “We are facing a very difficult and final battle: the one between normal people and absolute evil,” said Alexid Navalny’s […]

  • Doctors alert: Navalny risks death at any time

    Doctors alert: Navalny risks death at any time

    In Russia, the imprisoned opposition politician Alexei Navalny’s doctors warn that Navalny risks dying at any time if he does not receive care. According to the doctor, blood tests indicate that he may suffer from cardiac arrest or kidney failure. Navalny has been on hunger strike in prison for almost three weeks to see his […]

  • Farewell Belarus: Government officially embraces name change in Belarus

    Farewell Belarus: Government officially embraces name change in Belarus

    What’s in a name?The name change is highly praised by the Belarusian community in Denmark, which has long complained about it ‘Belarus’ sounds too much like it is a small area in Russia (Russia in Danish). “It’s great news, and it’s time. Because we are Belarusians and I am very much looking forward to it […]

  • The Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is equally effective for all age groups: Developer

    The Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is equally effective for all age groups: Developer

    Made in Russia Sputnik V Whereas a coronavirus vaccine has been shown to be equally effective in all age groups; Alexander Gintsburg, the director of the Gamaleya Research Institute, which developed the vaccine, said on Saturday. “Sputnik V showed the same effectiveness in all age groups.

  • Smith wins sixth Ski Cross World Championships in Russia

    LONDON March 13 (Xinhua) – Switzerland’s Fanny Smith jumped to the finish line to win her sixth Ski Cross World Cup season this season in Sunny Vally, Russia on Saturday. Smith, 28, dragged after Swedish Sandra Naeslund along the grand final, but made an aggressive dash to cross the finish line. The Olympic bronze medalist […]

  • Russian police stormed opposition meeting – 200 arrested

    Russian police stormed opposition meeting – 200 arrested

    Opposition politicians and activists were arrested when police stormed a rally in Moscow. The meeting was organized by the banned organization “Open Russia” which is founded by the former oligarch and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky who now lives in exile in Britain. Authorities in Russia have intensified in recent months since criticism of the Kremlin […]

  • Russia approves a third vaccine

    Russia approves a third vaccine

    Russia has today approved a third vaccine against coronavirus, reports the news agency Reuters. This is the CoviVac vaccine. The first 120,000 doses of that vaccine will be ready for use in Russia in March.

  • Germany, Poland, Sweden expel Russian diplomats

    Germany, Poland, Sweden expel Russian diplomats

    Berlin [Germany]February 8 (ANI / Sputnik): Germany, Poland and Sweden expelled a Russian diplomat on Monday in response to last week’s expulsion of diplomats from Russia due to their participation in unauthorized meetings. Last week, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that diplomats from Sweden, Poland and Germany who had attended unauthorized meetings in […]

  • In Russia, 16,474 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours

    In Russia, 16,474 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours

    the center said and added that the cumulative number of cases has now reached 3901204 and the growth rate is 0.42 percent. St. Petersburg confirmed 1916 new cases of coronavirus in a given period, the previous day 1 484. It was followed by Moscow with 1545 new cases, the previous year in 1701, and the […]

  • Strong reactions to the arrest of Alexei Navalny

    Strong reactions to the arrest of Alexei Navalny

    The outside world condemns the arrest of the Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, who returned to his homeland on Sunday after the assassination attempt on him in August. In Russia, the arrest is interpreted as a definitive sign that the power has chosen the hardest possible line in relation to all opposition. “Now there is […]

  • Tougher demonstration laws in Russia

    Tougher demonstration laws in Russia

    The Russian parliament has recently adopted several new laws that will make it even more difficult to demonstrate in Russia. According to the legislators, this is to ensure public order, but critics say that the purpose is in fact to make dissatisfied people stay at home completely. Even today, anyone who demonstrates without permission risks […]

  • New charges against Alexei Navalny

    New charges against Alexei Navalny

    In Russia, a new criminal case has been opened against opposition politician Alexei Navalny, this time he is suspected of gross fraud. Navalny survived a poison attack in August and has been in Berlin ever since. The new accusations are interpreted by many as an attempt by the Russian authorities to prevent the opposition politician […]

  • Continued spread of infection in Russia – despite vaccination

    Continued spread of infection in Russia – despite vaccination

    In Russia, vaccination against Covid-19 has been ongoing since mid-December, but despite this, the spread of infection continues to increase. Yesterday, the three million mark was crossed over the number of confirmed cases. There is concern that the forthcoming New Year’s celebrations risk further aggravating the situation. Russia has been criticized for starting vaccination without […]

  • Six police officers injured in Russian suicide

    Six police officers injured in Russian suicide

    In Russia, six police officers have been injured in a suicide attack, several news agencies report. Police were about to arrest the man when he detonated the explosive device. The attack took place in the northern Caucasus, in southern Russia.

  • Critics: New law threatens Russian civil society

    Critics: New law threatens Russian civil society

    Russia’s parliament is preparing new legislation that will be able to classify more people as “foreign agents”. The existing legislation has hit Russian civil society hard and critics say the aim is to put a stop to those who defend democracy and human rights. “We are not a foreign agent, we are an agent for […]

  • Hungary defies EU – invests in Russian vaccine

    Hungary defies EU – invests in Russian vaccine

    While waiting for a corona vaccine to be approved within the EU, Hungary has opened up to start using the Russian vaccine Sputnik. The EU has expressed its disapproval of Hungary’s plans as the vaccine has not been approved by the EU Medicines Agency. But there is a loophole in the legislation.

  • Russia tightens mouth protection requirements

    Russia tightens mouth protection requirements

    Russia is now tightening its requirements for mouth protection in certain public places as the number of new corona cases continues to increase in the country, reports Reuters. Mouth protection becomes mandatory in public places with a lot of people, in lifts, in taxis and in public transport. Some cities, including Moscow, already have mandatory […]

  • Danish pharmaceutical leader grilled in the USA

    Danish pharmaceutical leader grilled in the USA

    Kåre Schultz, the Danish CEO of the Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva, was last week grilled in the US House of Representatives over the company’s decision to raise the price of its products in the country. Alongside two other industry leaders, Schultz was questioned for nearly four hours as politicians demanded answers regarding what they consider […]

  • Conflict

    Conflict

    Participants: Pavel Latushka, former Minister of Culture and diplomat now a member of the Coordinating Council, Vadim Mojeiko, analyst at the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, Mark Galeotti, political scientist, author and expert on security issues in Russia and neighboring countries, Anna Ohanyan, academic with a focus on the post-Soviet world Stonehill College in the […]