"Frustrating" information for Ukraine. They won't like this

Four senior officials of the Ministry of Defense told this to the members of the Armed Forces Committee during a "confidential briefing".
This assessment will certainly frustrate Kyiv, which has reiterated on numerous occasions that the return of the peninsula is one of its main goals, "Politico" reports.

Winter not over, but Europe braces for the next one

Europe has weathered the energy crisis that followed Russia's invasion of Ukraine so far, but businesses and households are already thinking about how to get through the next winter.

Mild weather, government aid, gas storage facilities at full capacity and energy imports from other regions have helped Europe limit the economic damage caused by the war.

The USA sent a note to the members of the Committee of Ministers, this is a request

The note says that Washington believes that the issue of entering the so-called Kosovo's membership of the Council of Europe should not be put on the agenda of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, "Euronews Serbia" has learned from diplomatic sources.

Turkey’s Foreign Trade Deficit Spikes, Imports from Russia Double

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Astana, Kazakhstan, October 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/VYACHESLAV PROKOFYEV / KREMLIN / SPUTNIK

The TurkStat figures show that in the January-December 2022 period, imports had a value of $363.71 billion, a 34 per cent increase on the previous year. Imports from Russia have doubled in value.

EU with Higher Solar and Wind Energy Production in 2022 than Gas

In 2022, solar and wind power account for around 22% of EU electricity generation, the highest share in the EU to date. At the same time, the production of electricity from gas represents 20%, which is 1 pp. less than in 2021. This is reported by DPA, referring to a study by the Ember think tank.