The following companies are among the multinationals that have taken steps to limit or completely halt operations in Russia.
Kyiv says Russia's energy exports to Europe, so far largely exempt from international sanctions, are funding the Kremlin's war effort with millions of euros every day.
Prior, the Kremlin stressed no action had been taken to help South Ossetia hold a referendum on joining Russia.
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Cited by RIA news agency, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a server glitch had caused the interruption.
Kremlin said that Russia was putting colossal energy into talks on a possible peace deal with Ukraine.
Since US troops left Afghanistan, relations between Washington and Islamabad seem to have cooled
Putin and other top officials frequently refer to the fact that Russia, together with the United States, is one of the world's leading nuclear powers.
Britain accused the Kremlin of seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine, and that Russian intelligence had contacted former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for an invasion.
The five nations issued a joint statement affirming that further nuclearization, such as the spread of nuclear arms and nuclear war, should be avoided.