Kia to Recall 105,000 Rio Cars in Russia
Kia to Recall 105,000 Rio Cars in Russia

Kia Corp.’s Russian subsidiary launched a voluntary recall of more than 100,000 cars on Monday due to a possible airbag malfunction, a government regulator announced.

White House: Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt; Kremlin Rejects Claim
White House: Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt; Kremlin Rejects Claim

LONDON—Russia defaulted on its international bonds for the first time in more than a century, the White House said, as sweeping sanctions have effectively cut the country off from the global financial system, rendering its assets untouchable.

Russia Made $98 Billion in Fossil Fuel Exports in First 100 Days of Ukraine War: Report
Russia Made $98 Billion in Fossil Fuel Exports in First 100 Days of Ukraine War: Report

Russia amassed 93 billion euros ($98 billion) from fossil fuel exports during the first 100 days of its war in Ukraine, according to a report by the independent Centre For Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) published Monday.

Tasty Name but No Big Mac: Russia Opens Rebranded McDonald’s Restaurants
Tasty Name but No Big Mac: Russia Opens Rebranded McDonald’s Restaurants

It might look and smell like McDonald’s but now it’s Vkusno & tochka. The golden arches are gone, the Filet-O-Fish is simply a fish burger. The Big Mac has left Russia.

Moscow Shrugs Off EU Oil Ban: ‘Russia Will Find Other Importers’
Moscow Shrugs Off EU Oil Ban: ‘Russia Will Find Other Importers’

Moscow struck a defiant tone in reaction to the European Union’s new partial ban on Russian oil imports, with a senior Kremlin official saying his country would simply pivot to other importers.

Russia Cuts Finland’s Electric Supply
Russia Cuts Finland’s Electric Supply

Russian energy supplier RAO Nordic Oy cut off electricity supply to Finland early Saturday, accusing the country of not making payments on past bills.

Pentagon: Congress Must Pass $40B Bill by Thursday to Maintain Ukraine Aid
Pentagon: Congress Must Pass $40B Bill by Thursday to Maintain Ukraine Aid

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has apparently interrupted the Pentagon's plans of fortifying the Ukrainian armed forces on a regular schedule, as the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war approaches a third full month.

Russia Says It Decided to Quit International Space Station Amid Economic Sanctions
Russia Says It Decided to Quit International Space Station Amid Economic Sanctions

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos intends to withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS) amid Western sanctions designed to cripple Moscow’s economy, the head of the space program confirmed.

Shell Exit From Russia Could Cost up to $5 Billion in Losses, Oil Giant Says
Shell Exit From Russia Could Cost up to $5 Billion in Losses, Oil Giant Says

Shell is set to take a $4 to $5 billion hit from exiting Russia in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine, the company announced on April 7.

Senate Votes to End Normal Trade Relations, Oil Imports With Russia
Senate Votes to End Normal Trade Relations, Oil Imports With Russia

The Senate on Thursday morning voted to end normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus and to bar Russian oil imports into the United States in response to the nations’ invasion of Ukraine.

Russia Turns to China for Microchips for In-demand Domestic Bank Cards
Russia Turns to China for Microchips for In-demand Domestic Bank Cards

Russia is turning to microchip manufactures in China to circumvent western sanctions which have boosted demand for bank cards linked to the Mir payment system, an executive with the domestic payment system said.

Ukraine Accuses Russia of Executing Civilians; Moscow Denies Claims
Ukraine Accuses Russia of Executing Civilians; Moscow Denies Claims

This story has been updated to include a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense.