Russia is ready to keep gas transit through Ukraine

Negotiations on the increase of natural gas transit through the Ukrainian gas transport system can only be commercial, press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.  "Negotiations can only be …

Biden accused of “surrendering” to Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden is facing bipartisan backlash to his administration’s agreement with Germany that allows a controversial Russian natural-gas pipeline to be completed, Politico writes. Biden and his deputies have long been …

Gasoline prices record high in Russia

Territorial exchange indices of 92-octane (Regular) and 95-octane (Premium) gasoline blends were all-time high at Russia's St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange (SPIMEX) after the trading session, according to trading data. …

Apple Pay becomes available to Mir cardholders

Holders of Mir cards can use Apple Pay starting from Tuesday, according to press service of the payment system. Every Apple Pay transaction is secured by innovative iPhone technologies. Payment is available for iPhone and Apple Watch …

Bitcoin drops below $30K

Bitcoin dropped below $30,000, breaking below a trading range that had held for the past four weeks and potentially setting up the largest cryptocurrency for deeper price declines. The cryptocurrency was trading around $29,998 at …

Oil up, but COVID-19 worries linger

Oil was up Tuesday morning in Asia, but Brent oil futures and WTI futures both remaining below the $70 mark. A broader market rout, combined with the recent COVID-19 outbreaks involving the Delta strain, all raised concerns about the short-term …