How would a G-7 price cap on Russian oil work?

The G7 has floated the idea of ​​an oil price cap, but experts doubt how effective this would be. Image Alliance | Image Alliance | Getty Images The world’s seven largest industrialized economies have floated the idea of ​​a price cap for Russian oil to further curb the Kremlin’s ability to finance its attack on … Read more

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SINGAPORE – Hong Kong stocks fell sharply as Asian and Pacific markets were mixed on Monday ahead of decisions by the Australian and Malaysian central bank this week. The Hang Seng index closed on Friday and fell as much as 1.8% in early trading on Monday. It last fell 1.58%, while the Hang Seng Tech … Read more

Russia says it owns all of Ukraine’s Luhansk with capture of last city

A Ukrainian soldier on a destroyed Russian tank on the front lines in Ukraine’s Luhansk Oblast, on June 09, 2022. Diego Herrera Carcedo | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin on Sunday that Moscow and its allies now control the entire Luhansk region after taking the last … Read more

In Putin’s Evil Vs Good War Against Ukraine, the Forces of Good Triumphed Out at NATO This Week

Frederick Kempe is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlantic Council. This is a story of evil versus good. It is the story of a despot’s relentless attacks on civilian targets in Ukraine, versus the historic, yet insufficient, rally of democratic states to save the country. On Monday afternoon, about 1,000 men, women … Read more

Explosion rocks Mykolaiv in Ukraine after Russian missiles kill 21 near Odessa

An aerial view of rescue workers conducting operations after the Russian missile strikes that killed several people in the Serhiivka district of Odessa, Ukraine on July 1, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Powerful explosions rocked the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv early on Saturday, the mayor said, a day after authorities said … Read more

Russia’s Missile Messages Tell the West to Pull Out

The latest in a litany of horrors in Ukraine came this week as Russian firepower rained down on civilians in a crowded shopping center far from the front lines of a fifth-month war. The timing was probably no coincidence. While much of the war of attrition in eastern Ukraine has been hidden from view, the … Read more

Latest news about Russia and the war in Ukraine

Russian lawsuit for American basketball player Brittney Griner begins American basketball player Brittney Griner (pictured here at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics) was charged by Russian authorities with having cannabis oil in her luggage and smuggling the narcotic material, a crime that could carry a 10-year prison sentence. Jean Catuffe | Getty Images American basketball player … Read more

China clears Australian coal backlog, but Beijing may not buy soon

A bulldozer pushes coal onto a conveyor belt at the Jiangyou Power Station on January 28, 2022 in Jiangyou, Mianyang city, China’s Sichuan province. Liu Zhongjun | China News Service | Getty Images China has finished clearing a backlog of stranded Australian coal worth more than $1 billion, Chinese customs data shows. But analysts say … Read more

FBI Adds ‘Cryptoqueen’ to ‘Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List’ Over Fraud

The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation can be seen on the FBI headquarters. Yuri Gripas | Reuters WASHINGTON — The FBI on Thursday charged Dr. Ruja Ignatova, the self-proclaimed ‘Cryptoqueen’, has been added to the list of the ten most wanted fugitives, and is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to her … Read more

Latest news about Russia and the war in Ukraine

Ukrainian troops must avoid being surrounded by Russians, says VK The British Ministry of Defense has provided its latest intelligence update on the state of the fighting in Ukraine, noting that the country’s armed forces continue to maintain their positions in the city of Lysychansk after their withdrawal from Severodonetsk. Russian forces, meanwhile, continue to … Read more