LIVE – War in Ukraine: Russia steps up bombing, kyiv hits oil rigs

Washington says it is studying a cap on the price of Russian oil

The United States is talking with its allies to further restrict Russia’s oil revenues by capping the price of its crude oil, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Monday during a visit to Canada.

“We continue to have productive conversations with our partners and allies around the world about how to further restrict Russia’s energy revenues, while avoiding collateral effects on the global economy,” Janet Yellen said during the briefing. ‘a press conference.

Russian Nobel medal sold for over $100 million, for Ukrainian children

Dmitry Muratov, Russian editor of the independent investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, auctioned off his Nobel Peace Prize medal for $103.5 million on Monday to benefit children displaced by conflict in Ukraine.

Proceeds from the New York sale, won by an unnamed telephone bidder, will be donated to UNICEF’s program for Ukrainian children displaced by war, according to Heritage Auctions, which is in charge of the sale.

Russia steps up bombing, kyiv hits oil rigs

Ukraine has accused Russia of further stepping up its deadly bombardment in the east, where its troops are fiercely resisting, and according to Moscow, hit back at oil rigs in the Black Sea off southern Crimea, annexed in 2014.

On the threshold of a week described as “historic” by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, with a summit in Brussels which could grant kyiv the status of candidate for entry into the European Union, tension has also risen sharply more in the north between Russia and Lithuania, which restricted the transit of Russian freight by rail to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.

The head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell then declared that Lithuania applied European sanctions on the transit of certain types of exports between Russia and Kaliningrad, but did not impose any blockade on the Russian enclave.

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