Russia’s Economy Suffers Double Hit From Oil Slump and Coronavirus

Jannie Delucca

MOSCOW—Few Russian businesses have taken the hit from lower oil rates and coronavirus lockdowns as terribly as Rosgeologia, one particular of the most important exploration companies here.

At the commencing of the yr, it was eyeing about $four hundred million in new oil and gasoline contracts. But because then, those people tenders have been canceled or place off until rates recover, and the corporation is selling tens of millions of bucks in belongings to sustain its income circulation. Quarantine actions to stem one particular of the world’s major virus outbreaks could also disrupt its supply chains…

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Greek Police Are Rounding Up Asylum Seekers and Forcing Them Into Turkey, Migrants Say

Jannie Delucca

Greek police, escalating their difficult actions towards migration, have been rounding up asylum seekers dwelling in the place and forcibly expelling them to Turkey, in accordance to accounts by migrants who have seasoned this, lawyers and human-legal rights activists.

Nadeem Kohistani experienced been at a migrant camp in Greece for more than two months when, he states, Greek police handcuffed him, drove him far more than two hundred miles back again to the Turkish border and pressured the eighteen-year-outdated Afghan to get on a smuggler’s boat to cross the Evros River.

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