Moscow plans to shut its embassy

Russia’s ambassador to Sofia on Friday considered closing her embassy in the country, after Bulgaria refused to reverse its decision to expel 70 Russian diplomats. “Unfortunately, our appeal to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was ignored,” complained Eleonora Mitrofanova in a message published on the social network Facebook. “Therefore, I intend to raise without delay … Read more

Vladimir Potanin, Russia’s “king of nickel” spared sanctions

Posted on: 17.06.2022 – 14:49 Vladimir Potanin is one of the richest Russian oligarchs. The “King of Nickel”, as he is called, has the peculiarity of avoiding Western sanctions despite his proximity to the Kremlin. Only Australia and Canada have it on their lists. Part of the explanation lies in the journey of this 61-year-old … Read more