The price of plane tickets has increased by 21.2% since the start of the war

Airfares have risen 21.2% worldwide since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to the online travel company Kiwi, which assures that Spain manages to overcome the impact of the crisis since the international reserves place it as one of the most requested destinations for the summer season, along with Italy, Greece and … Read more

Russia returns to kyiv and attacks a missile factory | The Kremlin also bombed the Donbass region

the The Russian army bombed towns in eastern Ukraine. Kyiv authorities have also indicated that Moscow troops again attacked near the capital where the missiles used by Ukraine to attack the Russian flagship are manufactured. As, the Kremlin expelled 15 European diplomats and the UN reported that more than 5 million people have fled Ukraine … Read more

Italy’s March inflation rate rose 6.5% year-on-year | Europe up to date | D.W.

These estimates had been published at the end of March, when a rise of 6.7% was indicated. The statistics institute Istat explained that the revision of its estimates is due to the measures adopted by the government to reduce the VAT on gas (which is already effective in October 2021) and the special taxes on … Read more

Tourism, the other victim of the war in Europe

What Russia, the largest country in the world, is at war, has consequences of all kinds and in all areas, including in tourism. Globally – declining reserves, rising fuel, inflation, fear – and most importantly, in Russian tourism as an outbound and inbound market. After travel came to a screeching halt during the pandemic, Russians … Read more

uncertainty for tourism in Europe

Diego Sanz, a tour guide on Spain’s southeastern Mediterranean coast, received his first booking from an international group in mid-February, after more than a year. “Here we live in paradise, and we were sure that when the covid restrictions are lifted we would have no problem more and tourists would come back to us like … Read more

ITALY Citizenship, opportunities and freedom: Ekrem İmamoğlu’s view of Istanbul (and Turkey)

AsiaNews met the mayor of Istanbul, the economic and commercial capital of Turkey. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the “Mediterranean, frontier of peace” event. For the governor, the Russian invasion of Ukraine is a “shame” and he hopes that a “solution” can be found through “dialogue”. young people and the weakest strata … Read more

“A journey between pain and hope”: Franciscans visit Ukraine

Two Franciscan friars, representing the entire Order, join an interreligious pilgrimage of solidarity with the Ukrainian people. They bring their closeness and their word of hope to the victims of the current war, “madness” and “a defeat for humanity”, in the words of Pope Francis. Sebastien Samson Ferrari – Vatican News “Tomorrow I leave for … Read more

++ Russia will reduce military activity around kyiv ++ | The World | D.W.

All updates in Central European Time (CET). 2:00 p.m. | Russia to reduce military activities around Kyiv Russia announced today its decision to reduce military activity around the Ukrainian capital, kyiv, and the besieged city of Chernigov, after negotiations held in Istanbul with the Ukrainian delegation. This was reported to the press by Alexandr Fomin, … Read more

Turkey’s “active neutrality” in the war in Ukraine | European | D.W.

Ukrainian and Russian negotiators met again in Turkey, mediated by the Ankara government. According to its own statements, Ukraine offered Russia a new system of security guarantees during the negotiations. The Ukrainian delegation announced that Turkey is also considered as one of the main potential guarantors. Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin announced after the … Read more

Denmark, Italy, Sweden and Spain announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats | Europe up to date | D.W.

Denmark will expel 15 Russian diplomats from the country, whom it accuses of acting as spies and representing a risk to national security, Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod has announced. He referred to a “historic” step and recalled that other European countries have taken similar measures in recent days. “We don’t want spying on Danish … Read more