Russian Sanctions

Ukraine Invasion

Ukraine fears a long war might cause West to lose interest – Associated Press

Photo: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, right, welcomes Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Ruslan Stefanchuk, left, for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine grinds into its fourth month, officials in Kyiv have expressed fears that the specter of “war fatigue” could erode the West’s resolve to help the country push back

Gas Prices

Biden planning to tap oil reserve to control gas prices

President Joe Biden is preparing to order the release of up to 1 million barrels of oil per day from the nation’s strategic petroleum reserve, according to two people familiar with the decision, in a bid to control energy prices that have spiked as the U.S. and allies have imposed steep sanctions on Russia over

Gas Prices

How high gasoline prices are affecting transportation across Phoenix – Cronkite News

Photo: Public transit fare machine The dramatic rise in fuel prices across the country has prompted ride-hailing companies to add surcharges and pushed commuters to seek more cost-effective methods of transportation. Arizona is among the top 10 most expensive markets for gas, averaging $4.62 a gallon, according to AAA data. AAA spokesperson John Treanor said

History

HOLY COW! HISTORY: From British Tea to Russian Vodka; A Brief History of Boycotts

From government bans to customers pouring it in gutters by the gallon, Americans are saying “nyet” to Russian vodka, expressing their anger over the Kremlin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Politicians have known since the republic’s founding that folks love taking out their frustrations at the ballot box. And in a capitalist economy like ours, Americans

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