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US imposes 'swift and severe costs' on Russia after Putin's annexation of Ukraine |  CNN Politics

US imposes ‘swift and severe costs’ on Russia after Putin’s annexation of Ukraine | CNN Politics

CNN — The United States is imposing what it describes as ‘swift and severe costs’ on Russia, including sanctions on a figure the Biden administration says is key to Russia’s economy, after the president Vladimir Putin has announced the annexation of parts of Ukraine following what the West calls “sham referendums. Putin on Friday signed …

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Russia Blows Up Gas Pipelines, Declaring All-Out Energy War It May Have Already Lost

Russia Blows Up Gas Pipelines, Declaring All-Out Energy War It May Have Already Lost

Jthere is perhaps no clearer sign of an enemy in retreat than scuttling his own ships, which Putin appears to have done on Monday by blowing up key Russian natural gas export pipelines towards Europe. Putin may be declaring all-out energy war by completely cutting off fossil fuel exports to the West, but by waiting …

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One-way economy class flights from Moscow to Dubai cost nearly $5,000 as Russians flee call for action

One-way economy class flights from Moscow to Dubai cost nearly $5,000 as Russians flee call for action

The airline industry has been crippled by a perfect storm of challenges in recent weeks, ranging from labor shortages and supply disruptions to rising fuel prices. Sopa Pictures | Light flare | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — One-way economy class flights from Moscow to Dubai cost up to $5,000 and many sold out …

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'Path to oblivion': Ukraine's military gains could worsen Russia's economic problems

‘Path to oblivion’: Ukraine’s military gains could worsen Russia’s economic problems

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of heads of member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during a summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, September 16, 2022. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan | via Reuters Ukraine’s counteroffensive, which has recaptured large swathes of territory occupied by Russia, could deepen Russia’s economic problems as international …

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