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Ukraine

Don’t take the biscuit!: Wheat shortage due to Ukraine war leads to price rises in Spain

Ordinarily, Spain imports much of its wheat and similar grain-crops from Kiev. However, the availability of this has been impeded due to the war in Ukraine.

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...

Spain’s Red Cross warns over fake charity workers collecting door-to-door for Ukraine

THE Cruz Roja has issued a warning that scammers are posing as volunteers and going door to door to collect money for Ukraine. The Spanish...

OPINION: When it comes to saving the planet, it’s now or never

THE human race never learns. Why? Are we stupid, ambivalent, or just downright lazy? Read on and you decide. My vote is for all three. When you...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez announces expansion of Ukrainian refugee centre in Malaga to provide more temporary accommodation

THE Centre for Reception, Care and Referral (CREADE) for Ukrainian refugees in Malaga will be expanded with an additional module. Following a visit to the...

Costa Blanca hospital welcomes first baby born to Ukrainian refugee in Spain

THE first baby has been born in Spain to a Ukrainian refugee who fled the Russian invasion of her country. Mariia, 44, arrived in Javea...

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...

Spain included in Russia’s ‘hostile list’ in revenge for sanctions following Ukraine invasion

SPAIN has been placed on Vladimir Putin’s list of 43 ‘unfriendly countries’’ who face economic restrictions in retaliation for imposing sanctions on Russia. The list...

Pro-Putin Ukrainian journalist accused of treason is arrested in Spain’s Catalunya region

A Ukrainian journalist and blogger accused of treason in his home country has been arrested in Tarragona under an international arrest warrant. Anatoly Shariya, 43,...

Free Spanish lessons and training courses for refugees as Ukrainian population doubles in one city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FURTHER help is being offered to refugees after fleeing war-torn Ukraine. Training courses have been launched by the network of Tourism Centres (CdT) with the...

Ukraine protest: Mayor of Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol returns medal awarded to him by Putin

THE mayor of Malaga, Francisco de la Torre, has already returned the controversial Pushkin medal that Vladimir Putin awarded him in 2018. Since Russia invaded...

Spain’s Malaga to offer accommodation to visiting Ukrainians who cannot return to their country

MALAGA’S Provincial Council has offered two facilities in Malaga capital to accommodate Ukrainian citizens visiting the Costa del Sol. The facilities ‘La Térmica’ and ‘La...

Ukraine refugees get free training for hospitality and tourism jobs in Spain’s Benidorm and Costa Blanca areas

UKRAINIAN refugees in the Valencian Community can get free training to work in the region's hospitality and tourism sectors. Many seasonal vacancies normally taken by...

Expat coworking space offers free desk space for refugees in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOOKING for a coworking space but just landed from a country at war or in a crisis?  Nexopia Workspaces in Javea (Xabia) in Alicante has...

Man arrested for attempting to sex traffic two under-age Ukrainian girls after bringing them to Spain

POLICE in Madrid have arrested a Ukrainian man who is believed to have brought two teenage girls into Spain with the intention of exploiting...

EXPLAINED: How can I offer my home in Spain to refugees fleeing war in Ukraine?

SPAIN has taken in thousands of Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion and many people have been moved to help, from driving to the...

Spain cancels art loans to Russian museums in protest at Ukraine war

AN exhibition detailing the history of duelling at state-run museums in Moscow has been cancelled after a host of European countries withdrew loaned artworks...

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...

Here’s what you can do to help people in Ukraine  

WITH the world watching the desperate situation unfold in Ukraine after Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion by Russian troops, it is easy to feel...

Spain suspends Golden Visas for Russian citizens wanting to buy residency

RUSSIAN nationals have been barred from getting Spanish residency permits under the Golden Visa scheme. Spain's Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, has ordered the suspension...

Spain joins calls for Russian president Vladimir Putin to be tried for war crimes over Ukraine invasion

Spain has joined calls for the International Criminal Court in The Hague to pursue Vladimir Putin for his unprovoked attack on Ukraine. Government spokeswoman Isabel...

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...

OPINION: How Ukraine resistance in face of Russian invasion recalls famous Spanish Civil War cry of ‘No pasaran!’ 

WATCHING Sky News chief correspondent Stuart Ramsey shot at and wounded along with one of his team, while clearly working for the press in...

Teacher offers Ukrainian refugees free Spanish lessons at academy in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol.

IT is yet another heartwarming example of ordinary people being moved to do something to help those fleeing Russian invasion of Ukraine. A teacher from...

Supermarkets in Spain ration sunflower oil amid fears that supply threatened with Russian invasion of Ukraine

SPANISH supermarkets have taken steps to ration the sale of sunflower oil amid stockpiling by customers fearing a shortage as a result of Russia’s...

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...

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