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Fuel shortage in Ukraine [RUS]

Soon after the Russian invasion was launched, there was a serious fuel shortage in Ukraine. Many kilometres queues began to form at petrol stations across the country. For more information regarding this topic, see our article.

The EU is preparing a plan to cut itself off from Russia's energy dependence. Finding a replacement for gas will be difficult [CZ]

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow describes as a special military operation, Europe has found itself at an energy crossroads. The Member States of the European Union are struggling with high energy prices and are looking for a plan to get rid of the Russian dependence on fossil fuels as quickly as possible.

Ukrainian grain export crisis [RUS]

One of the very serious economic problems associated with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which can affect literally the whole world, is the de facto Ukrainian grain exports cut-off.

Ukrainian Railways [RUS]

Ukrainian Railways - Ukrzaliznytsia - has long been considered an inefficient company. Efforts to reform it have been underway for many years - the first modernization plans are almost 25 years old. Read more about the Ukrainian Railways in our article.

Perhaps, people will keep helping refugees, humanitarian workers hope [CZ]

Three months ago, Vladimir Putin started a war that, according to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, forced several million people to leave Ukraine. The refugees have received a wave of solidarity in the Czech Republic. The extraordinary material and financial support is unprecedented in the Czech history.

The United States ban Russian oil imports, Europe plans similar restrictions [CZ]

The invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine was a sharp wake-up call for the West, after which some countries decided to ban or restrict imports of Russian raw materials. The Russian Federation is one of the world's largest exporters of oil and natural gas. Trade in raw materials plays a crucial role in the Russian economy. However, only countries that are not fully dependent on Russian fossil fuels (the United States) could afford an embargo on them. Europe is currently planning similar measures. Regarding the EU countries, the process of moving away from Russian resources take almost a decade.