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Putin’s annexation bid in Ukraine triggers new sanctions, Western condemnation

Finger Lakes Times 01 Oct 2022
WASHINGTON — The war in Ukraine lurched into a volatile new phase Friday as Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees declaring the annexation of four Ukrainian regions, drawing widespread international condemnation and triggering punitive new economic measures from Washington and its Western allies.

ANALYSIS - US to Escalate Ukraine Conflict Even if Settlement With Russia in West's Best Interest

Urdu Point 01 Oct 2022
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 01st October, 2022) Accepting Russian gains in Ukraine would be in the West's best interests, but the Biden administration is unlikely to change course and will escalate the conflict unless American voters raise their voices ... The country has serious economic problems," he said.

Putin in the Bunker

The Atlantic 01 Oct 2022
He’s a Russian dictator losing a war of aggression, and he knows how that could end for him ... Of course, the current international system was constructed after World War II with the participation of the Soviet Union itself, and the Russians have been beneficiaries of that order—and its economic rules and stability—for decades.

Congress passes bipartisan last-minute deal to avoid government shutdown

La Prensa Latina 01 Oct 2022
The stopgap spending bill includes $12.3 billion in economic and security assistance to Ukraine designed to strengthen that country’s defense in both the short and long terms as it fights the ongoing Russian invasion.

Russia struggling to explore Africa’s market

B & FT Online 30 Sep 2022
In 2009, it established the Coordinating Committee for Economic Cooperation with sub-Saharan Africa to assist in promoting Russian business interests ... of the Institute of African Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences, focusing on the economic cooperation with Africa.

Ukrainian Supreme Court Judge Has Russian Citizenship, Investigation Finds

Radio Free Europe 30 Sep 2022
For nearly five years, Lvov, 55, has been chairman of the Supreme Court’s Commercial Court of Cassation, Ukraine’s top court for economic and property disputes, which hears cases involving major Ukrainian businesses ... He received his new Russian passport when he was a judge on the Higher Economic Court of Ukraine.

U.S. launches new crackdown on Russia with financial sanctions

Politico 30 Sep 2022
Among those sanctioned are top officials of the Russian central bank and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Valentinovich Novak. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak is pictured ... assets of hundreds of members of the Russian legislature comes on top of a slew of measures that the U.S.

Biden denounces Kremlin's 'phony' move to annex Ukrainian territory

Yahoo Daily News 30 Sep 2022
The annexations represent a violation of international law and the vast majority of nations won’t recognize the territory as Russian ... Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) unveiled legislation that would cut off military and economic aid to any country that officially recognizes the annexed territories as Russian.

U.S. announces new sanctions on Russia in response to Ukraine annexation

Democratic Underground 30 Sep 2022
WASHINGTON – The Biden administration announced new economic sanctions on hundreds of Russian officials and entities Friday in response to the Kremlin’s illegal annexation of four regions of Ukraine ... After seven months of war and economic sanctions, these revisions offer a window into what U.S.

Seeking to stem influx of would-be conscripts, Finland closes border with Russia

Anadolu Agency 30 Sep 2022
Finland has finally followed the Baltic states and Poland in closing its border with Russia, aiming to stem the inflow of thousands of Russians fleeing conscription in their homeland ... “The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the mobilization declared by Russia have changed the security situation in Europe,” the statement said.

US Charges Russian Oligarch Deripaska with Sanctions Evasion

Voa News 30 Sep 2022
In a statement, FBI Director Christopher Wray said the indictment "reflects the FBI's commitment to use all of the tools at our disposal to aggressively pursue those who attempt to evade the United States' economic countermeasures against the Russian government.".

Russia's energy war: Putin's unpredictable actions and looming sanctions could further disrupt oil and gas markets

Hastings Tribune 30 Sep 2022
As an analyst of global energy policy, I expect that more energy cutoffs could be in the cards – either directly ordered by the Kremlin to escalate economic pressure on European governments or as a result of new sabotage, or even because shortages of specialized equipment and trained Russian manpower lead to accidents or stoppages.

WTI Oil Gains Ground On Rising Geopolitical Uncertainty

FX Empire 30 Sep 2022
Traders Focus On Potential Problems With Russian Oil. WTI oil is gaining some ground today despite disappointing economic reports from China ... The EU will soon release a new sanctions package, which should include a price cap on Russian oil ... For a look at all of today’s economic events, check out our economic calendar.

Washington sanctions Russian central bank chief

Russia Today 30 Sep 2022
The US administration has announced new economic sanctions on hundreds of Russian officials, their family members, and on entities in the country in response to the accession of former Ukrainian regions to Russia ... Mayor Sergey Sobyanin and Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

Russia sending oil and gas workers to fight in Ukraine

Asiatimes 30 Sep 2022
As an analyst of global energy policy, I expect that more energy cutoffs could be in the cards – either directly ordered by the Kremlin to escalate economic pressure on European governments or as a result of new sabotage, or even because shortages of trained Russian manpower as a result of conscription lead to accidents or stoppages.

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