Rio Tinto to sever ties with Russian businesses over Ukraine war

Mining giant’s decision follows other big names exiting Russia and casts doubt over Queensland Alumina Ltd joint ventureFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingGlobal mining company Rio Tinto says it is severing its ties with Russia, throwing into doubt an aluminium joint venture between it and Rusal, which was founded by oligarch Oleg Deripaska.In a one-line statement, Rio Tinto said it was “in the process of terminating all commercial relationships it has with any Russian business”.Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Continue reading...

Rio Tinto to sever ties with Russian businesses over Ukraine war

Mining giant’s decision follows other big names exiting Russia and casts doubt over Queensland Alumina Ltd joint venture

Global mining company Rio Tinto says it is severing its ties with Russia, throwing into doubt an aluminium joint venture between it and Rusal, which was founded by oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

In a one-line statement, Rio Tinto said it was “in the process of terminating all commercial relationships it has with any Russian business”.

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