Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven have condemned Moscow's partial mobilisation of reservists, nuclear rhetoric and plans to hold referenda in the Russia-controlled regions.
The EU leadership seeks to starve Russia of the funds it needs to finance its war with Ukraine, but that comes at a high cost.
Those sanctioned would not be able to visit China, Hong Kong and Macau, a Taiwan Affairs Office spokesperson said.
Indian ship earlier this year picked up oil in mid-seas from Russian tanker, got it refined in western Gujarat state and then took the output to New York, says a top Indian central banker, adding "that's the way war works."
Russia has cut gas supplies to several European countries. While some countries in central and Eastern Europe face shortages, the poorest struggle with spiralling energy prices.
While the EU Commission proposes a mechanism to reduce gas consumption and encourage stockpiling for the winter, member states are going it alone with gas deals.
A day after Moscow announced it was expanding its Ukraine aims, Kharkiv's regional governor said two people were killed and 19 injured in Russian attacks.
"Economic barriers that United States and Europe imposed against Russia did not work," says President Jair Bolsonaro, adding his position toward Ukraine conflict "was one of balance."
As Afghan officials appeal for humanitarian aid following the earthquake that rocked the country's east, calls urging the US to return Afghanistan's frozen assets grow.
Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as Beijing's top supplier after 19-month gap as Russian oil imports have soared to a record 55 percent from last year.
Besides Ankara-Caracas bilateral relations, global and regional matters are set to be discussed between leaders of both countries.
Dependent on global supplies, Russia's car industry was hit hard by debilitating Western sanctions over Moscow's military offensive in Ukraine.
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