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Crude price surges above $97 as Vladimir Putin orders troops into Ukraine

Crude price surges above $97 as Vladimir Putin orders troops into Ukraine

[ad_1] Oil prices surged and stocks fell after Russia’s president Vladimir Putin ordered troops into Ukraine, putting his country on a war footing and forestalling attempts at a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, jumped as much as 2.4 per cent to $97.66 a barrel, a fresh seven-year high, while …

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Live news: UK prepares for immediate sanctions on Russia

Live news: UK prepares for immediate sanctions on Russia

[ad_1] Boris Johnson, UK prime minister, had spoken to Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, to discuss “the deteriorating situation in and around Ukraine”, Downing Street said on Monday evening . “Outlining his grave concern at recent developments in the region, the Prime Minister told President Zelensky that he believed an invasion was a real possibility in …

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75% of people want single-use plastics banned, global survey finds By Reuters

75% of people want single-use plastics banned, global survey finds By Reuters

[ad_1] © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A woman picks up plastic cups along the riverbank of Pasig river, in Manila, Philippines, June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David By John Geddie LONDON (Reuters) – Three in four people worldwide want single-use plastics to be banned as soon as possible, according to a poll released on Tuesday, as …

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Britain prepares Russia sanctions, says Ukraine invasion could be imminent By Reuters

Britain prepares Russia sanctions, says Ukraine invasion could be imminent By Reuters

[ad_1] © Reuters. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain, February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson By William James and Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) -Britain vowed to impose sanctions on Russia, which it warned could invade Ukraine imminently, condemning President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine as …

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Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine after recognising breakaway republics

Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine after recognising breakaway republics

[ad_1] Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops into Ukraine after recognising two Moscow-backed separatist regions, hobbling the prospects of a diplomatic solution to the crisis as he put Russia on a war footing. Putin directed Russia’s military into rebel-held regions of eastern Ukraine’s Donbas border area on a “peacekeeping” operation, after he signed decrees pronouncing …

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Ukrainian soldiers report intensified front-line shelling, fear ‘provocations’ By Reuters

Ukrainian soldiers report intensified front-line shelling, fear ‘provocations’ By Reuters

[ad_1] 4/4 © Reuters. A Ukrainian service member holds a machine gun in a trench at a position on the front line near the village of Travneve in Donetsk region, Ukraine February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich 2/4 (Refiles to fix spelling of dateline) By Serhiy Takhmazov TRAVNEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Government troops in front-line trenches …

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