Ukraine Urges Citizens to Get Out of Russia ASAP

Ukraine Urges Citizens to Get Out of Russia ASAP

This post was originally published on this siteMaxim Guchek/BelTA/Handout via Reuters Ukraine has urged its citizens to leave Russia as soon as possible as a direct military confrontation looms on the horizon, and a state of emergency is expected to be declared nationwide. “Because of the escalating Russian aggression against...

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War in Ukraine is expected to lead to higher fuel prices

War in Ukraine is expected to lead to higher fuel prices

This post was originally published on this siteWashington – As Russia moves troops into Ukraine’s Donbas region, experts warn that the likelihood of a civil war erupting in Europe, coupled with heavy sanctions against Russia, is likely to cause instability in the energy market, potentially resulting in significantly higher costs...

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Ukraine calls up reservists, declares emergency amid crisis with Russia: updates

Ukraine calls up reservists, declares emergency amid crisis with Russia: updates

This post was originally published on this siteUkraine’s president asked the nation to not remain silent as he called up military reservists with as many as 150,000 Russia troops at his borders.     

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Ukraine conflict: Putin tells Russians security is non-negotiable

Ukraine conflict: Putin tells Russians security is non-negotiable

This post was originally published on this siteThe Russian president praises the military as the US warns an invasion of Ukraine is beginning.

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Biden follows through with vow to level sanctions on Russia for actions against Ukraine: live updates

Biden follows through with vow to level sanctions on Russia for actions against Ukraine: live updates

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Vladimir Putin asked parliament to authorize use of troops outside of Russia. The US has called his action so far an invasion of Ukraine.     

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How U.S. sanctions against Russia work

How U.S. sanctions against Russia work

This post was originally published on this siteThey’re essentially an economic alternative to using military force to try to compel a country to do (or not do) something.

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It’s time to admit it: Mitt Romney was right about Russia

It’s time to admit it: Mitt Romney was right about Russia

This post was originally published on this siteA decade ago, Mitt Romney went on CNN and made a statement that was widely perceived as a major mistake.

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Oil prices have risen to nearly $ 100 a barrel after Putin ordered troops to enter Ukraine

Oil prices have risen to nearly $ 100 a barrel after Putin ordered troops to enter Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site Oil has risen to its highest level since 2014, after Russia ordered the entry of two fugitive regions in eastern Ukraine, adding to prices approaching $ 100 a barrel. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude, the U.S. benchmark, jumped more than 3...

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The breakaway Ukrainian territories at center of Russia’s focus

The breakaway Ukrainian territories at center of Russia’s focus

This post was originally published on this siteBreakaway territories in eastern Ukraine are emerging as ground zero in what is expected to be a larger conflict with Russia, triggering sanctions and raising fears that efforts at diplomacy have failed to avoid a large-scale invasion. …

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