Oil prices fall, continuing downward trend from last week

Russia shows signs of interest in Ukraine talks -U.S. official Kremlin says next Russia-Ukraine talks to take place Monday Russia counts on sanctions help from China NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Sunday at the start of the session, extending last week’s decline, as a U.S. official said Russia was showing […]

Oil Could See Its Biggest Supply Shock Since 1973

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the sanctions that have been levied against it have sent shockwaves through global energy markets.  Inventories in major oil-consuming developed economies, including in the United States, have been falling steadily. The energy crisis today is “comparable in intensity, in brutality, to the oil shock of 1973,” France’s Economy and Finance […]

Zelenskyy pleads with France, Germany to help free captured mayor: ‘I’ll talk to whoever I need to talk to’

Germany and France hold calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin as the war in Ukraine persists Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pleaded with Western nations Saturday to help him free a captured mayor from the southern town of Melitopol after he was taken by Russian forces. “We address all the world leaders that talk to Moscow: France, Germany, Israel […]