Zelenskyy calls for sanctions on Russian nuclear industry amid ‘disaster’ warning – POLITICO

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for sanctions on the Russian nuclear industry and nuclear fuel after an atomic power plant in Ukraine was shelled. “Russian nuclear terror requires a stronger response from the international community, [including] sanctions on the Russian nuclear industry and nuclear fuel,” he said on Twitter after speaking with European Council President … Read more

More Ukrainian grain shipments under way – POLITICO

A group of ships carrying grain left Ukrainian ports on Sunday, the second convoy to depart in recent days following a UN-backed agreement late last month to unblock the ports. The group includes four vessels loaded with almost 170,000 tons of agricultural products, Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said in a tweet early Sunday. He said … Read more

Why Europe needs Taiwan – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article With tensions flaring in East Asia, China’s sanctions against Taiwan are a stark reminder to the European Union how dependent it is on the island, and in particular the tiny computer chips it makes. China banned some trade with Taiwan in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s … Read more

Ukraine war: Driven by oil, imports from Russia up 3.5 times | India Business News

NEW DELHI: Driven by a sharp spike in crude oil shipments, India’s imports from Russia have shot up 3.7 times to top $5 billion during April and May 2022, with the value of consignments nearly already half the imports for entire 2021-22. Since February, when Russia attacked Ukraine, imports have risen close to three-and-a-half times … Read more

Two Americans killed fighting in eastern Ukraine – CBS Evening News

Two Americans killed fighting in eastern UkraineCBS Evening News Two Americans dead in Ukraine, officials sayFox News Two Americans killed in Ukraine’s Donbas regionCNN Two Americans dead in Donbas region of UkraineThe Hill View Full Coverage on Google News

Russian missiles target Odesa day after Ukraine grain export deal – POLITICO

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia fired several missiles at the port of Odesa on Saturday, Ukrainian authorities said, raising the question of whether Moscow would abide by a crucial deal struck Friday to unblock Ukraine’s seaports to allow for the transport of millions of tons of grain needed two feed countries in Africa and the Middle … Read more

Russia, Ukraine sign deal to resume grain exports – CBS Evening News

Russia, Ukraine sign deal to resume grain exportsCBS Evening News Kyiv and Moscow agree deal to resume Ukraine grain exports from Black Sea ports, UN chief saysCNN Ukraine war: Deal signed to allow grain exports to resume by seaBBC Ukraine and Russia sign grain export agreement9NEWS View Full Coverage on Google News

Long Term LNG Contracts Are The Future For Natural Gas Markets

Several years ago, the leaders of the European Union sat back contentedly and watched the spot market for the natural gas they had put so much effort into working like a well-oiled machine. Gas was cheap and there was plenty of it to go around. Then, all of a sudden, things changed dramatically. The spot … Read more

China increasingly expected to drop ban on Australian coal as nation’s economic woes deepen

Expectations that China’s leader Xi Jinping will reverse his unofficial ban on Australian coal imports are growing as the country’s economic problems continue to mount. Key points: Analysts in China say the high price of imported coking coal is causing pain for the country’s steel sector China’s leadership is reportedly worried about a repeat of … Read more

The euro faces its day of reckoning – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article It should have been a day of celebration as the euro welcomed Croatia as its 20th country. But as finance ministers were endorsing the newest member of their club, the single currency slid towards a less welcome milestone: parity with the US dollar. Analysts are now asking how … Read more