Pre-market: Russian oil price cap could destabilize the market

A version of this story first appeared in the CNN Business “Before the Bell” newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can register over here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. London CNN Business – Europe and the United States have blocked the import of Russian oil … Read more

NATO meets to coordinate defense strategy and discuss Ukraine aid

Leaders of the Group of Seven leading democracies have called a Russian missile strike on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine on June 27 a war crime and vowed to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin to account. The leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States, meeting on the second day … Read more

Italy’s economy enters choppy waters – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article Smooth sailing in Italy is about to end. A combination of factors – the ‘Super Mario’ brand of its prime minister, negative interest rates and the opportunity to spend nearly €200 billion in the EU refund money It means that the third-largest economy in the European Union was … Read more

Russian missiles hit Kyiv as the G7 summit in Europe kicks off

CNN – Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital Kyiv With a series of rocket attacks on Sunday, as leaders of the Group of Seven nations gather in Germany for the first day of their annual life summit. One person was killed and at least six were injured in a Russian missile strike that hit an apartment … Read more

The return of stagflation can be prevented with smart policy – POLITICO

Joachim Nagel is Chairman of the Deutsche Bundesbank. Flashy background, corduroy flares, long sideburns, disco and punk. The 1970s were a tumultuous “in your face” decade. And for many, this decade is still a magnet. Revivals come again and again, both in fashion and music. Economically, the 1970s were a difficult decade, plagued by two … Read more

The Russian ruble reached its strongest level in 7 years despite the sanctions

A 1 Russian ruble coin and a Russian flag are displayed on the screen in this multiple exposure illustration taken in Krakow, Poland on March 8, 2022. Jacob Borzeki | Norfoto | Getty Images The Russian ruble hit 52.3 against the dollar on Wednesday, up nearly 1.3% from the previous day and the strongest level … Read more

Russia commits massive art theft in Ukraine

The Art looting in times of war Dating back thousands of years, the Greeks and Romans were among the worst offenders. Museums and private collections around the world are filled with looted art that was traded during the conflicts. During World War II, a secret alliance army known as the “Monuments Men” worked to protect … Read more

Novak Djokovic faces a ban from the US Open with no plans to relax US immigration rules

Novak Djokovic ‘faces ban from US Open’ with no plans to relax US immigration rules requiring Covid vaccinations for travelers…but Russians ‘letting them play’ as USTA anticipates no politically motivated ban Novak Djokovic was expelled from Australia before the tournament began at Melbourne Park in January He said in an interview afterwards that he would … Read more

US Open allows Russian tennis players to enter after Wimbledon ban

The US Open will allow Tennis Players from Russia and Belarus to compete this year despite the ongoing war in Ukraine, which prompted Wimbledon to ban these athletes. US Tennis Association CEO and CEO Lou Cher, whose group runs the US Open, said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that the … Read more

Senior country official sees ‘radical shift’ in security assistance during European trip

Assistant Secretary of State for Political and Military Affairs Jessica Lewis testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2022 (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) EUROSATORY 2022: The global rush to lethal weapons To the Ukrainian front lines after the unprovoked Russian invasion, there are European countries Reconsider their defensive options On … Read more