International sanctions during the Ukrainian crisis

Slovenians not as happy with response to Russian aggression as other EU citizens

Brussels – Slovenians are not as supportive of the EU’s and the government’s response to the Russian aggression against Ukraine as most Europeans while they are happier with the state of their national economy than most EU citizens, shows the latest Eurobarometer survey.

Gazprom halts pipeline gas flow in new jitters for Europe

Russian energy giant Gazprom cut off its gas supplies to Germany via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline for maintenance work on Wednesday, further raising tensions on an already taut electricity market.

Entsog, the operator of the pipeline, announced that gas deliveries had been halted shortly before 0600 GMT.

Zelensky warns Zaporizhzhia ‘catastrophe’ would threaten whole of Europe

A "catastrophe" at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine would threaten the whole of Europe, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned on Monday.

"Under the cover of the plant, the occupiers are shelling nearby cities and communities," Zelensky said in his evening address.

Bulgarian Foreign Minister: We Stand Completely Behind Ukraine, Russia will Suffer Serious Sanctions

"Bulgaria stands entirely behind Ukraine, and Russia could face serious and comprehensive sanctions at any moment." This was announced to BTV after the end of the Munich Security Conference by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Teodora Genchovska.