UK warns Russia will face severe sanctions if it puts ‘puppet regime’ in Ukraine By Reuters


© Reuters. A service member of the Ukrainian armed forces stands guard at combat positions near the line of separation from Russian-backed rebels near Horlivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Anna Kudriavtseva


By Paul Sandle, Michael Holden and Natalia Zinets

LONDON/KIYV (Reuters) – Russia will face severe economic sanctions if it installs a puppet regime in Ukraine, a senior UK minister said on Sunday after Britain accused the Kremlin of seeking to install a pro-Russian leader there.

Britain made the accusation late on Saturday, also saying Russian intelligence officers had been in contact with a number of former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for an invasion.

The Russian Foreign Ministry dismissed the comments as “disinformation”, accusing Britain and NATO of “escalating tensions” over Ukraine. The British claims came after the top U.S. and Russian diplomats failed on Friday to make a major breakthrough in

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Novo Using Funds to Reimagine Small Business Checking Accounts

The small business banking platform Novo has announced that they have raised another $90 million in funding for small business development, bringing their total amount of funding raised to over $135 million.

Novo has already surpassed $5 billion in lifetime transactions and will now be using the new funding to develop digital banking products designed specifically to help small businesses grow. The latest Series B investment was led by Manhattan-based private equity and venture capital firm Stripes, with further participation from existing investors Valar Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Rainfall Ventures and BoxGroup.

Novo Small Business Checking Accounts

The $90 million in funding will enable Novo to develop modern lending capabilities, integrations and proprietary products for small businesses to send and receive money quicker and easier than ever before.

The new products will join the range of features already made available by Novo during 2021, including the Novo App Marketplace. The marketplace

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3 possible reasons why Polkadot is playing second fiddle in the L1 race By Cointelegraph

2021 was a sort of “coming-of-age” for many layer-one (L1) blockchain protocols because the growth of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) forced users to look for solutions outside of the (ETH) network where high fees and network congestion continued to be barriers for many.

Protocols like Fantom (FTM), (AVAX) and Cosmos (ATOM) saw their token values rise and ecosystems flourished as 2021 came to a close. Meanwhile, popular projects like (DOT) underperformed, comparatively speaking, despite the high expectations many had for the sharded multi-chain protocol.

FTM/USDT vs. AVAX/USDT vs. ATOM/USDT vs. DOT/USDT daily chart. Source: TradingView

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10 Tips for Adjusting Your Business Strategies to Meet the Demands of Modern Consumers

Businesses can and should update their strategies as needed throughout the year. However, the start of a new year is often a natural place to evaluate your need for changes. The past year saw many tech advances and changing customer sentiments that could affect businesses. Members of the online small business community share tips for adjusting below.

Check Out These Web Development Trends for 2022

The online world is constantly shifting with new tech innovations. So businesses need to keep up with these improved capabilities to provide the best possible experience to customers. If you’re looking to improve your web presence in 2022, check out the trends in this Mind Inventory post by Kiran Malvi.

Make Money on Instagram

Instagram is likely to continue to be a powerful business tool in 2022. But the platform has recently introduced new features to help businesses make money directly on the app. This

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U.N. chief condemns deadly Saudi-led coalition strike in Yemen By Reuters


© Reuters. Damage after an airstrike hit a temporary detention centre is seen in Saada, Yemen, January 21, 2022 in this still image obtained from a video. Video recorded with a drone. Al Masirah TV/REUTERS TV via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY


SAADA/NEW YORK, Yemen (Reuters) -United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Friday that reportedly killed at least 60 people in a detention center in the Houthi-held Saada province.

A Reuters witness said several people, including African migrants, died in the attack. Guterres’ spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said further deadly air strikes had been reported elsewhere in Yemen with children among those killed.

“An airstrike on telecommunications facilities in Hodeidah has also significantly disrupted vital internet services across much of the country,” Dujarric said in a statement. “The Secretary-General calls for prompt, effective and transparent

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How to Make Money Watching Ads

If you want to earn extra money each month, watching video ads online can be a good option. Yes, you read it right. You can make money watching ads. And the best thing is you don’t have to make any initial investment to get started.

With your smartphone and data connection, you’re good to go. This article will unpack everything you should know about how to make money watching ads. And you will also learn ways to maximize your earning from watching ads.

Without further ado, let’s dive in :

10 Ways to Earn Money by Watching Ads

Making money watching ads can be easy. But you need to keep your expectations of earning money grounded. This is because watching advertisements cannot help you earn real money to quit your job or business.

However, watching videos online in your spare time can be an excellent way to save money for

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