Switzerland

Switzerland approves 6th package of anti-Russia sanctions

Switzerland approves 6th package of anti-Russia sanctions

Switzerland has approved the sixth package of sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine situation, including a Russian oil embargo, the Swiss government said in a press release published on its website. "On June 10, the Federal …

Switzerland lifts sanctions on Russian EuroChem

Switzerland lifts sanctions on Russian EuroChem

The Swiss authorities have lifted sanctions from one of the world's leading agrochemical companies Eurochem after Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko left the holding's board of directors, the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger …

Switzerland introduces new sanctions against Russia

Switzerland introduces new sanctions against Russia

Switzerland has introduced new sanctions against Russia and Belarus, in particular, the ban on import of Russian coal and caviar, the government of Switzerland said on Wednesday. "The new measures include far-reaching sanctions on …

Cement maker Holcim to quit Russian market

Cement maker Holcim to quit Russian market

Holcim is exiting the Russian market, the world's biggest cement-maker said on Tuesday. "The Holcim Board of Directors has decided to initiate the process to exit the Russian market in line with the company's values to …

Nord Stream 2 AG to apply for bankruptcy shortly

Nord Stream 2 AG to apply for bankruptcy shortly

Nord Stream 2 AG is going to file a bankruptcy petition in coming days, Stuttgarter Zeitung newspaper reported, citing managing director of the company Matthias Warnig. Nord Stream 2 AG will apply "in coming days" to the court …

Nestle suspends investments in Russia

Nestle suspends investments in Russia

The Swiss transnational corporation Nestle stops investments in Russia because of the events in Ukraine. At the same time, the company intends to continue supplying food products to the Russian market, Reuters reports. Let us …

Russia shuts airspace to Switzerland

Russia shuts airspace to Switzerland

Russia has imposed restrictions on flights performed by airlines from Switzerland, the Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport said. "On February 28, 2022, in accordance with the rules of international law, as a response measure …

Azerbaijani team wins Snow Polo World Cup

Azerbaijani team wins Snow Polo World Cup

The Azerbaijani team has won the 37th Snow Polo World Cup in the Swiss city of St. Moritz. With the support of the Azerbaijan Equestrian Federation, the team "Land of Fire" represented the country at the large-scale polo …

Lavrov and Blinken holding talks in Geneva

Lavrov and Blinken holding talks in Geneva

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday began their talks in Geneva aimed at defusing the Ukraine crisis. The two sides are expected to discuss further steps regarding Moscow’s …

Another country recognises Georgian Covid-19 certificates

Another country recognises Georgian Covid-19 certificates

Switzerland has recognised Covid-19 vaccination certificates issued by Georgia. The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health has updated a list of countries whose Covid-19 certificates are recognised by Switzerland, and Georgia …

Intelligent mobility laboratory to be created in Baku

Intelligent mobility laboratory to be created in Baku

The Baku Transport Agency (BTA) and the program for Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems (IGLUS) of the Swiss Institute of Technology Lausanne signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of a Intelligent Mobility Lab in Baku. …

John Kerry to embark on European tour

John Kerry to embark on European tour

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Geneva, Switzerland; Milan, Italy; and Paris, France from September 29 to October 6, 2021. Kerry will engage with counterparts on efforts to address the climate …

Euro 2020: Switzerland beats Turkey 3-1

Euro 2020: Switzerland beats Turkey 3-1

Turkey’s Euro 2020 journey ended without any points after losing to Switzerland 3-1 in its last group game at the Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan Sunday. Haris Seferovic opened the scoring in Baku for Switzerland and two goals …

Putin to meet with Swiss President following talks with Biden

Putin to meet with Swiss President following talks with Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a separate meeting with Swiss President Guy Parmelin following the summit with his American counterpart Joe Biden in Geneva on June 16, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov reported. "After …