Exclusive: Europeans dial down the heating, heed calls to save energy

BERLIN, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Europeans have dialled down their heating this winter, apparently heeding government calls to conserve energy amid the Ukraine crisis, with some delaying switching it on by almost a month and setting the temperature lower, data shows. The data, from hundreds of thousands of smart thermometers installed in households across the … Read more

Exclusive: Biden hits Russia’s Wagner group with tough new export curbs

WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Wednesday unveiled new curbs on technology exports to Russia’s Wagner military group, in a bid to further choke off supplies to the contractor over its role in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Wagner group, which was added to a trade blacklist in 2017 after Russia … Read more

Exclusive: India asked by sanctions-hit Russia for parts for key sectors

NEW DELHI, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Moscow has sent India a list of more than 500 products for potential delivery including parts for cars, aircraft and trains, four sources familiar with the matter said, as sanctions squeeze Russia’s ability to keep vital industries running. The list, a version of which has been seen by Reuters … Read more