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Russians in Spain struggle as sanctions bite over Ukraine invasion

RUSSIANS in Spain are facing a backlash after the invasion of Ukraine, with reports of assaults and blackmail. And as banking sanctions start to bite,...

OPINION: ‘The war on Ukraine is tied to the climate crisis in so many ways’

Martin Tye of Mariposa Energia explores the massive impact of Putin's invasion of Ukraine on the environment.

Super-yacht seized in Gibraltar under sanctions against Russian oligarchs

A super-yacht belonging to a Russian oligarch with links to the Putin regime was seized by authorities after it docked in Gibraltar on Monday. The...

Town in Spain’s Andalucia changes its name to ‘Ukraine’ and streets renamed after destroyed Ukrainian cities during Semana Santa

DURING Semana Santa the town of Fuentes de Andalucia in the province of Sevilla has adopted a new name in protest at the Russian...

Almost 18,000 Ukrainians have applied for temporary protection in Spain’s Andalucia

ANDALUCIA has a total of 17,824 Ukrainians in the region who have applied for temporary protection, which includes accommodation and a work permit. As reported...

Spain’s Andalucia guarantees “immediate schooling” for refugee children from Ukraine

THE Junta has announced it will make Andalucian educational centres available for refugee children from Ukraine. The measure was announced earlier this week by the...

Spain to lower taxes for industries affected by war in Ukraine

SPAIN’S Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has announced he will reduce the tax burden of the industries most impacted by the war in Ukraine. He made...

Spain’s Malaga to send more than 20,000 kilos of aid to Ukraine and has more than 500 families willing...

MALAGA stands with the people of Ukraine and is showing solidarity in sending over 20,000 kilos of aid to Ukraine and opening the doors...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez visits Ukraine: ‘I am shocked to see the horror and atrocities of Putin’s war’

SPAIN’S Prime Minister condemned the ‘horror and atrocities of Putin’s war’ as he toured the bombed out wreckage of the town of Borodyanka and...

Iberia and British Airways flights rerouted to avoid Russian airspace after Ukraine invasion

British Airways and Spanish carriers Iberia and Vueling has said it will re-route its aircraft to avoid flying over Russian airspace. IAG also said it...

‘We’re not Putin’: Expat Russian in Spain speaks out against war in Ukraine

SINCE Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, stories of the plight of refugees, armed service people, and citizens trapped in their besieged home cities have, rightly,...

ANALYSIS: How the Ukraine war might affect international demand for property in Spain

Having barely recovered in 2021, international demand faces a challenging year in 2022, writes Mark Stücklin of Spanish Property Insight.

Pedro Sanchez says Spain will reach total of 70,000 Ukraine refugees ‘in a few days’

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez has said that the total of Ukraine refugees in Spain will reach 70,000 'in a few days'. Sanchez was speaking during...

Russia expels 27 staff from Spain’s Embassy in Moscow in tit-for-tat diplomacy row

RUSSIA said on Wednesday that it would expel 27 staff from Spain’s Embassy in Moscow in response to Spain kicking out Russian diplomatic staff...

U-TURN: Spain will send weapons to help Ukraine fight Russian invasion

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez has said Spain will send ‘offensive military hardware’ to Ukraine to help battle Russia’s invasion. Sanchez made the announcement in Spain’s...

Ukrainian children to receive cancer treatment in Spain after hospitals bombed by Russia

THIRTY Ukrainian children with cancer are in transit to Spain to continue treatment following shelling of hospitals by invading Russian forces. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez...

Has Spain boycotted Russian salad in protest at the invasion of Ukraine?

IT is a staple on menus across Spain and often appears as a free tapas alongside a caña or glass of wine but something...

Russians probed over vicious beating of Ukrainian man inside Costa Blanca bar in Spain

TWO Russians are being investigated over the beating up of a Ukrainian man in a Torrevieja bar last Sunday(April 10). The victim, 43, was repeatedly...

Spanish volunteer fighter who went to frontline of Russian invasion dies in Ukraine

A SPANIARD who travelled to Ukraine to join the resistance against the Russian invasion has been killed. Angel Adrover Martinez, was killed on Saturday, possiblly...

Expat removal company in Spain’s Mallorca donates packing boxes to help Ukraine

THE expat-run Whites & Co international removal company in Mallorca has started an initiative to provide charities with storage boxes so they can safely...

How Barcelona’s Sants station became the gateway for Ukrainian refugees in Spain

CATALUNYA has become Spain’s gateway for Ukrainian refugees. Barcelona's Sants station is the first port of call for refugees arriving in Spain by rail. Around 200...

VIDEO: Choirs across Spain sing for peace in Ukraine

IN towns and cities across Spain on Sunday thousands of voices joined together to sing for peace in Ukraine. More than 800 community choirs gathered...

FX column: War in Ukraine continues to infuse volatility in GBP/EUR

The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate has traded erratically over the past couple of weeks as events in Ukraine infused the pairing with considerable...

TRIPLE BLOW: How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could threaten €400 million worth of trade on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOWER HOME sales, tourism revenues and rising energy prices due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could cost Costa Blanca 400 million euros, reports claim. The...

Firefighters from Spain’s Costa Blanca en route to Poland-Ukraine border with urgent supplies

FOUR vans from the Alicante Province fire service began a long journey on Tuesday to take emergency supplies to Ukrainian refugees at the Poland-Ukraine...

Ukrainian refugees get phone call from bogus Red Cross worker in Spain’s Valencia amidst human trafficking fears

TWO female Ukrainian refugees claim they were the victims of a hoax phone call claiming to be from the Cruz Roja(Red Cross). The women said...

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