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Lavrov accuses France of breaching ‘diplomatic etiquette’ over release of Macron-Putin call

60% Right coverage: 5 sources
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the publication of a call between French leader Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin was a breach of diplomatic etiquette. The call was published last week in a documentary that sheds light on Macron's approach to diplomacy with Russia. Lavrov said that  diplomatic etiquette does not provide for one-sided leaks of [such] recordings.See the Story

Russian Court Orders CPC Crude Oil Pipeline to Stop Operations

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
A Russian court ordered the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) to suspend operations for 30 days. CPC carries oil from Kazakhstan into Russia and to the edge of the Black Sea. Around 80 percent of Kazakhstan's oil exports move through the Novorossiysk oil terminal. The timing of the decision has naturally raised some eyebrows.See the Story

Russian official says Norway unblocks food for miners

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
A Russian official says Russian food supplies bound for an Arctic coal mining settlement have resumed transiting via mainland Norway after weeks of tension. Sergey Gushchin, the Russian consul general based in the settlement of Barentsburg, said Wednesday that Oslo…See the Story
Europe · Ukraine

Russian tanks damaged in Ukraine on display in Warsaw

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
The T-72 tank and 2S19 self-propelled howitzer are on show in Warsaw's Castle Square. The two vehicles were hit and then captured by the Ukrainian army after Russia invaded in February. The tanks will remain on display in Warsaw over the next few months before travelling to Krakow.See the Story

Russia Ex-President Invokes Nuclear War if Moscow Punished by ICC

Coverage: 2 sources
Dmitry Medvedev says the International Criminal Court (ICC) moves to punish Moscow for alleged crimes in Ukraine are "absurd" The former Russian president was Putin's stand-in president between 2008 and 2012. He accused the United States of wanting to put Moscow in front of international tribunals.See the Story
Europe · Ukraine

YouTube Blocked in Ukraine's Russian-Occupied Kherson

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Russian-installed authorities claim to have blocked access to YouTube and Instagram in southern Ukraine's occupied Kherson region. Video blogger and spokesperson for the local occupation administration said in a video message posted on Telegram Wednesday. He also admitted that locals could use VPNs to circumvent censorship.See the Story
Europe · Russia

TotalEnergies Pulls Out of Russian Oil Project

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
French oil and gas firm TotalEnergies pulls out of a Russian oil project. Russian oil firm Zarubezhneft will take over its remaining 20 percent stake in the Kharyaga project in the Arctic. No information about the financial terms of the transaction was provided.See the Story
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Art Basel Russian and Ukrainian Art in Time of War

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Art Basel, the world's biggest international art fair, was held in late June. Russian galleries were not banned, but none applied to exhibit. This year there weren't many Russian collectors at all, presumably due to difficulties with international travel and, in some cases, Western sanctions.See the Story

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