U.S., NATO to increase military presence in Europe amid Russian aggression

The president after meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is also denouncing Russia's Vladimir Putin for trying to "wipe out" Ukrainian culture in the ongoing war in eastern Europe.

Russian parliament approves tax break for issuers of digital assets

Russian lawmakers approve law that could exempt digital assets from value-added tax. Russia has long voiced scepticism of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. But in February the regulator...

France's Macron calls Russian strike on Ukrainian mall a 'new war crime'

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called Russia's strike against a shopping center in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, a "new war crime," adding that Moscow "cannot and should not win" the war. At...

Billionaire oligarch called 'Putin's favourite industrialist' says 'destroying Ukraine would be a colossal mistake'

Oleg Deripaska, an aluminum tycoon and close Vladimir Putin ally, publicly criticized the war in Ukraine, but was careful not to speak poorly of the Russian leader.

How Putin has outsmarted the West: Kudlow

The G-7 meeting in Germany has made at least one key point absolutely clear. Joe Biden's so-called "energy transition" to renewable fuels is a complete failure, not just in the U.S., but now...

Oil Tanker Halted By US Authorities In Transit From Russia To New Orleans

Oil Tanker Halted By US Authorities In Transit From Russia To New Orleans US authorities have stopped a tanker that was transporting oil and other fuel products from a Russian port to...

G7: Russia Engaged In "Geopolitically Motivated Attack" On Global Food Security

G7: Russia Engaged In "Geopolitically Motivated Attack" On Global Food Security G7 industrialized nations issued their final communique at the close of the summit in Bavaria which...

US authorities stopped a tanker full of Russian oil products on its way to New Orleans, report says

The US banned Russian energy imports in early March in response to Vladimir Putin's war on Ukraine.

How Putin’s invasion of Ukraine could drive advances in energy technology

By invading Ukraine, Vladimir Putin is accelerating his own demise. He is doing more to end the world’s reliance on oil than any other world leader.

Yacht of wealthiest Russian oligarch docked in haven Dubai

The man considered to be the wealthiest oligarch in Russia, who has been photographed playing ice hockey with President Vladimir Putin, has joined a growing list of those transferring — or,...

How Bad Were Recessions Before Creation of the Fed? Not As Bad As They Are Now

With a recession looming over the average American, the group to blame is pretty obvious, this group being the central bankers at the Federal Reserve, who inflate the supply of currency in the...

Biden bans Russian gold imports in latest sanction package

The Biden administration banned Russian gold imports to the U.S. on Tuesday as part of a wave of further sanctions from America and allied nations over Vladimir Putin's ongoing invasion of...

U.S. blocks gold imports from Russia in latest round of sanctions targeting 'Putin's brutal war'

The United Kingdom, Canada, and Japan are joining in the U.S. effort to ban gold imports from Russia. The expanded sanctions represent the latest effort by the United States and its Group of Seven...

Russia working on Taliban ties, Putin says in Tajikistan

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia is trying to build relations with the Taliban and that Russia wants to see all the ethnic groups in Afghanistan take part in running the...

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ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the NATO summit in...

Yacht of wealthiest Russian oligarch docked in haven Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The man considered to be the wealthiest oligarch in Russia, who has been photographed playing ice hockey with President Vladimir Putin, joins a growing list of...

Russia defaulted on its debt

When Russia defaults, that's generally a sign of financial carnage both inside and outside the country. That's what happened in 1918, and then again in 1998. This time, however, is different.Why...

Why Russian oil price cap is easier said than done

LONDON - G7 leaders have agreed to study possible price caps on Russian oil and gas to try to limit Moscow's ability to fund its invasion of Ukraine, G7 officials said on Tuesday. The officials,...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa: U.S. democracy "far worse off" thanks to social media

The United States is "far worse off than you think" when it comes to social media undermining its democracy, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and journalist Maria Ressa told Axios.Why it matters: Ressa,...

Russian Forces 'Increasingly Hollowed Out' in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin's forces were using long-range Soviet missiles for tactical rather than strategic strikes, the U.K.'s Ministry of Defense said.

LIVE UPDATES:Gas lower for 12th-straight day, oil, stocks higher, crypto choppy

incoming update… Cryptocurrency was trading higher across the board early Tuesday morning with Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin all showing gains. At approximately 4:45 a.m., Bitcoin was trading at...

EXPLAINER: How a G-7 ban on Russian gold would work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia appears to have defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, and the U.S. and its allies are taking aim at the former Soviet...

Rescuers dig for survivors of Russian missile strike on Ukrainian shopping mall

By Simon Lewis KREMENCHUK, Ukraine - Firefighters and soldiers searched for survivors in the rubble of a shopping mall in central Ukraine on Tuesday after a Russian missile strike killed at least...

Russia threat rekindles NATO's sense of purpose

NATO will undertake "the biggest overhaul of collective defense and deterrence since the Cold War" at this week's key summit in Madrid, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday.Driving the...

Pentagon Blasts Putin's Latest "Cavalier" Nuclear Threat

Pentagon Blasts Putin's Latest "Cavalier" Nuclear Threat The Pentagon on Monday in a belated reaction to Russian President Putin's Saturday announcement that Russia will be...

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ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the summit of NATO...

Daily Briefing: Are Markets Right To Dismiss Russia's Default?

Daily Briefing: Are Markets Right To Dismiss Russia's Default? Russia defaulted on its external debt for the first time in more than a century, a technical breach brought about by...

Officials: US sending advanced missile systems to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is planning to buy and send more medium- to long-range missile systems to Ukraine, a move officials hope will help Ukrainian forces hold onto the last remaining segments...

No sign of reprieve for 3 condemned by Ukraine separatists

MOSCOW (AP) — Less than two weeks remain for two Britons and a Moroccan to appeal the death sentences imposed by separatist forces that captured them during fighting in eastern Ukraine. With no...

The "Big Package": How Russia was driven to default

By Marc Jones LONDON - Russia's first major international debt default in over a century, which Washington said became a fact on Monday, follows months of co-ordinated Western sanctions that left...

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