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Ukrainian group demands full investigation on war crimes, after Spiegel/ZDF expose German government’s greenlighting of investment in Russia
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Kyiv, Ukraine, 25 January 2023

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Paris, January 16, 2023 - On October 13, 2022, the undersigned, acting as Counsel to the DARWIN CLIMAX COALITION association and the Ukrainian organization RAZOM WE STAND, filed a complaint with the Anti-Terrorism Unit of the Paris Public Prosecutor's Office (under the International Crimes Unit) regarding acts of complicity in war crimes likely to have been committed by the company TOTAL ENERGIES EP RUSSIE in Ukraine.

EU oil ban and price cap are costing Russia EUR 160 mn/day, but further steps can multiply the impact
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HELSINKI / KYIV, 11 January 2023 — The EU ban on crude oil imports from Russia and the oil price cap are costing Russia an estimated EUR 160 mn/day, expected to rise to EUR 280 mn per day with additional measures that are being implemented by 5 February. To multiply impact the price cap needs to be revised down and enforcement of the embargo should be strengthened. 

Online press briefing: Embargo on Russian oil is bringing first results but further steps are needed to limit income of aggressor state
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Wednesday 11 January 2023
11 am EET / 10 am CET

Razom We Stand, the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), Ukrainian think tank Dixi Group and the international human rights organization Global Witness will hold a joint press briefing to discuss the effectiveness of the EU oil embargo and price cap which took effect on 5 December 2022.

Fossil financiers of Wintershall Dea uncovered: urgewald, Razom We Stand and Deutsche Umwelthilfe call on banks and investors to cut ties with the company
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Berlin, 20 December 2022

● Investors and banks still holding onto Wintershall Dea, despite its continuous operations in  Russia and no plans to transform its obsolete 100% fossil business model 

Razom We Stand calls on EU and G7 to ensure strong enforcement of oil sanctions and introduce criminal liability for anyone breaching them
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December 6th, 2022 / Kyiv - Berlin

Razom We Stand is calling on European governments to eliminate loopholes and deliver strong and comprehensive enforcement of EU embargo and G7 price cap on Russian oil that entered into force on 5th December. This includes application of penalties to non-compliant ships and shipping companies as well as introduction of criminal liability for any attempts to circumvent sanctions applied to Russian fossil fuel exports.

COP27: Ukrainian Climate Activist leaves Egypt over security concerns after conflict at Russian COP27 event
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November 18, 2022 // COP27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Turkey provides new outlet for Russian crude oil - CREA research findings
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November 16, 2022 // Sharm El Sheikh / Helsinki / Kyiv 

Russia is finding new allies to refine and export fossil fuels despite the lowest drop in revenue since the start of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Researchers have discovered that a new route for Russian oil to the EU and the US via Turkey is emerging, where ever-increasing volumes of Russian crude oil are processed.

Campaigners from Ukraine confront Russian delegation on war crimes & fossil fuels, forcibly removed from event at COP27 
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November 15, 2022 // COP27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Campaigners from Ukraine confronted the Russian delegation at the COP27 summit in Egypt over Russia’s war of aggression. They interrupted the official event right from the beginning, with shouts heard by the entire crowd.

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9 November // Sharm El-Sheikh

At the UN Climate Summit COP27, climate campaigners strongly reacted to opening speeches of world leaders, calling upon global leaders to guarantee future peace in Europe by defunding the fossil fuel industry, especially in Russia, and to support a green rebuilding of post-war Ukraine.

Global Witness: report links Wintershall’s gas production & Russian warplanes
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7 November, 2022 // Berlin, London

Wintershall Dea, subsidiary of German chemical giant BASF, is selling gas condensate to a Russian military jet fuel supplier, according to an investigation published today. NGOs call for German fossil fuel giant’s Russian profits to be taxed at 100% and committed to Ukrainian reconstruction.

To build lasting peace in Europe we need an energy revolution - Ukraine's recovery must be green
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BERLIN, 25 October 2022