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Putin discusses gas supplies with Italian Prime Minister

Putin discusses gas supplies with Italian Prime Minister

On Tuesday, May 26, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi held a telephone conversation. This is stated in a message posted on the Kremlin website. The main topics of the talks were energy security …

Algeria to supply Europe with gas via Italy

Algeria to supply Europe with gas via Italy

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said that his country would supply gas surpluses to Italy, which, in turn, would be able to transfer it to other European countries. "We will send excess gas to Italy at its request, and …

Germany and Italy agree to pay for gas in rubles

Germany and Italy agree to pay for gas in rubles

The authorities of Germany and Italy allowed their companies to open accounts in rubles in order to continue paying for Russian gas without violating sanctions against the Russian Federation, Reuters reports, citing sources. According …

Russia expels 24 diplomats of Italian Embassy in Moscow

Russia expels 24 diplomats of Italian Embassy in Moscow

Russia has decided to expel 24 diplomats of the Italian Embassy in Moscow as part of its retaliatory measures, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. "Yes, this is true," she told journalists …

Italy’s Eni ready to pay for Russian gas in rubles - report

Italy’s Eni ready to pay for Russian gas in rubles - report

Italian energy giant Eni SpA is poised to comply with Russian demands and open a bank account in rubles, after the European Union softened its stance in a standoff with the Kremlin over crucial gas supplies. According to people familiar …

Italian resort counts cost as Russian visits dry up

Italian resort counts cost as Russian visits dry up

The services listed on the billboard outside Rotondaro Costruzioni, an estate agency and builder, are written in Italian and Russian, as are the details of the properties advertised for sale in the window display., The Guardian writes. …

Italy to close ports for Russian ships

Italy to close ports for Russian ships

Italian ports will be closed to Russian ships from April 17, and the ban will also apply to ships that have changed flags after February 24, Stampa reports. "From tomorrow, Italian ports will be closed to Russian ships, the ban …

Italy expels 30 Russian diplomats

Italy expels 30 Russian diplomats

Italy has expelled 30 Russian diplomats because of security concerns, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday, and Russia was set to retaliate. Italy summoned Russia's ambassador to the foreign ministry on Tuesday to tell him …

Iran can be excluded from 2022 World Cup

Iran can be excluded from 2022 World Cup

There is an extremely remote possibility Italy could be promoted to the 2022 World Cup if Iran is excluded for banning women from the stadium. The theory was floated by Sport Mediaset, followed by Sky Sport Italia and Sportitalia, but …

Italy's largest utility Enel to exit Russia operations

Italy's largest utility Enel to exit Russia operations

Enel SpA, Italy’s largest utility, will exit from its Russia operations in a “matter of months,” Chief Executive Officer Francesco Starace said. The Italian company joins the world’s biggest energy companies, …

Solovyov and Usmanov’s estate arrested in Italy

Solovyov and Usmanov’s estate arrested in Italy

Employees of the Italian Financial Guard (the power unit of the Ministry of Economy) arrested the property of Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov and TV presenter Vladimir Solovyov, who fell under EU sanctions in connection with the events in …

Fire breaks out on ferry off Greek island, 11 reportedly missing

Fire breaks out on ferry off Greek island, 11 reportedly missing

At least 11 people from the Italian Euroferry Olympia that caught fire in the Ionian Sea are missing, and authorities have not yet been able to find them following the evacuation of passengers and crew members, the Greek TV channel Open reported …

Europe relies on Southern Gas Corridor

Europe relies on Southern Gas Corridor

Southern Gas Corridor, which crosses six countries, stretches over 3500 km and costs 45$ billion, aims to increase and diversify European energy supply by bringing Azerbaijani gas to markets in Europe

West evacuates its citizens from Ukraine

West evacuates its citizens from Ukraine

Today, many Western countries have published calls and recommendations to their citizens to leave Ukraine immediately and refrain from traveling to this country. The USA was the first to begin it. The State Department said …