Russia’s budget deficit grows due to increased war spending and falling energy revenues

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Russia's budget deficit in January 2023 grew to 1.76 trillion rubles ($24.8 billion) — Ministry of Finance said Monday, when Western sanctions cut oil and gas revenues and the country increased wartime spending. These figures mark the largest budget deficit in Russia for the first month since 1998. respectively Bloomberg. Revenues fell by 35% to...

Russian President Lavrov’s visit to Mali as a sign of deepening ties

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Mali early Tuesday for talks with junta leaders seeking Moscow's help in fighting an Islamist insurgency that remains entrenched despite years of fighting. Lavrov, who was in Iraq on Monday, was greeted upon his arrival by his colleague Abdulai Diop. The two men did not make statements to journalists. The visit in less...

Civil servants in Attica and Central Greece will return to work on Tuesday

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Civil servants in Attica and Central Greece in general are expected to return to work on Tuesday from 10 a.m. and regardless of their normal schedule, the Ministry of the Interior said on Monday. The ministry said the order specifically applies to civil servants in the Attica region and the Central Greece region, the latter of which includes the regions...

On Tuesday, schools and kindergartens will remain closed in most of Attica

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Schools in several municipalities in the Attica region and kindergartens will remain closed on Tuesday due to expected adverse weather conditions, the Attica region announced Monday. The following municipalities will be closed on Tuesday:- Eastern Attica, except for the municipalities of Vula-Vari-Vouliagmeni- Western Attica, excluding the municipality of Megara- North Athenian municipalities of Agia Paraskeva, Papagos, Holargos, Pentheli, Philatei-Psychiko, Metamorphosi,...

News Tornos | UNWTO, Antigua and Barbuda share a sector vision for growth and opportunity

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UNWTO has identified the potential of tourism to drive economic growth and social opportunity in its newest member, Antigua and Barbuda. The Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to Spain, Dr. Dario Item, together with the Counselor of the Embassy, ​​Daniel Yakovlev, were welcomed to the UNWTA headquarters in Madrid to expand the friendly cooperation that has developed since the Caribbean...

Wagner’s founder is featured in the Bahmut Bombing video on a fighter jet

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The head of the notorious Russian mercenary group Wagner posted a video on social media on Monday in which he claimed he was flying a fighter jet that had just bombed the city of Bakhmut, the epicenter of fighting in eastern Ukraine. In the very dark video, Prigozhin was wearing a pilot's helmet and mask inside a plane flying...

The new oil sanctions of the West are aimed at tightening the screws in relation to Russia

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The latest wave of Western sanctions against Russian energy exports is aimed at hitting Moscow harder than its previous actions over the war in Ukraine. An EU ban on Russian oil products — including diesel, gasoline and jet fuel — came into force on Sunday, along with G7 price caps on the same products. It extended the EU's seaborne oil embargo...

Porto is considered one of the best cities for Interrail travelers

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For Interrail travelers, it is important to choose the cities to visit correctly in order to take advantage of the variety that this method allows. According to Bounce, Porto is a must stop for those who want to get to know Europe by train.According to the luggage storage company, Invicta (Porto City) ranks second in the top ten...