Russia “will not accept” the price of its oil and is examining how to respond, the Kremlin said in comments reported on Saturday in response to a deal by Western powers aimed at curbing a key source of its war in Ukraine. Russia’s offshore oil prices were capped Adopted by the G7 and AustraliaAfter the EU countries agreed to it.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the price is $60 Restrictions on seaborne Russian oil are not radical and will deter Russia from waging war in Ukraine. “It is only a matter of time before stronger tools are used anyway. It is a pity that this time will be lost,” he said in a video statement on Saturday.
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said cap It would particularly benefit low- and middle-income countries, which bear the brunt of high energy and food prices. “The price ceiling will immediately cut into (President Vladimir) Putin’s most important source of revenue,” Yellen said in a statement.
Russia’s embassy in the US criticized the move as a “dangerous” Western move and said Moscow would continue to find buyers for its oil.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday accused Russia of “deliberate cruelty”. In the war in Ukraine, Moscow said it was deliberately targeting civilians. “With deliberate brutality, Russia puts civilians and civilian targets in its sights,” Austin said at the Reagan National Security Forum in Simi Valley, California.
Ukraine sanctions 10 senior clerics The security service said on Saturday that it had been linked to a pro-Moscow church on the grounds that it had agreed to work with Russian occupation authorities or justified Moscow’s invasion. The announcement is the latest in a series of moves against the Ukrainian branch of the Orthodox Church, historically linked to Moscow. The Orthodox Church in Russia supports the war.
Eighteen Ukrainian diplomatic missions in 12 countries Got bloody packages, including animal parts, which Ukraine has described as a “campaign of terror and intimidation”. Oleg Nikolenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s foreign ministry, said the packages were sent simultaneously from a European country, which he could not disclose while the investigation is ongoing.
The West must consider how to address Russia’s demand for security guarantees French President Emmanuel Macron has said that if Vladimir Putin agrees to negotiate an end to the war in Ukraine. He said Europe needs to address Putin’s fears that “NATO will come to its doorstep” and that it is necessary to deploy weapons that threaten Russia, as Europe prepares its future defense architecture, Reuters reports.
The Ukrainian army has recaptured 13 settlements in the Luhansk region, the region in the eastern part of the country, according to Serhi Haidai, head of the regional administration. He said Russian forces are still shelling the villages with artillery. Doctors are due to visit next week and firewood has been arranged for Haitai residents Published on Telegram.
Russian forces are concentrating their forces in capturing the city of Pakmut in DonetskAccording to the British Ministry of Defence.
Located in Ukraine Eight people were arrested A mural by the elusive British street artist Banksy is stolen from a wall in a Kiev suburb, officials said. A stencil image of a man in a nightgown and gas mask holding a fire extinguisher next to the charred remains of a window in the town of Hostomel. He went missing on FridayThey said.