Exclusive: EU, US ramp up Russian aluminum and nickel imports since Ukraine war

Aluminum blocks are seen at Wagner Automotive Industry in Gradacak, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Rović/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The European Union and the United States have largely exempted Russia’s mineral sector from sanctions EU raises imports of Russian aluminum by 13% in March and … Read more

In Poland, where coal is king, homeowners queue for days to buy fuel

WARSAW/Bogdanka (Reuters) – In Poland’s sweltering late summer, dozens of cars and trucks queued at the Lublinski Vigil Bogdanka coal mine, where families fearing the lack of winter wait for days and nights to queue up to stockpile heating fuel. Reminiscent of the communist era. Artur, 57, a retiree from Sweden, climbed about 30 km … Read more