Autarky is the mother of Russia’s disintegration: Liberation

Autarky is the mother of Russia's disintegration: Liberation

This article appeared in Novaya Gazeta Europe, a newspaper founded in early April outside Russia by members of the Novaya Gazeta editorial team in Moscow, after it ceased operations due to the Kremlin’s crackdown on independent media critical of the war in Ukraine. The Liberation is associated with this newspaper in this symbolic May 9th. … Read more

the evacuation of women, children and the elderly from Azovstal has been completed

the evacuation of women, children and the elderly from Azovstal has been completed

Published on : 07/05/2022 – 06:57Modified: 05/07/2022 – 23:12 All children, women and the elderly who were refugees in the basements of the Azovstal metallurgical plant in Mariupol have been evacuated, the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister said Saturday. Discover the highlights of the day of May 7th. 19:19: WHO asks Russia to stop bombing Ukrainian … Read more

the European Commission proposes a total embargo on Russian oil

the European Commission proposes a total embargo on Russian oil

Published on : 05/04/2022 – 06:36Modified: 04/05/2022 – 09:46 the EU has proposed a sixth round of sanctions against Moscow, including a full embargo on oil and petroleum products. In western Ukraine, several districts of the city of Lviv are without electricity due to the Russian strikes, while a new evacuation of the Azovstal steel … Read more

Towards the worst price shock of the last 50 years: do governments or central banks have the means to act?

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A giant euro symbol stands in front of the Eurotower in Frankfurt, the seat of the European Central Bank. ©JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP Market concerns Faced with Covid, most developed countries have embarked at any cost. Is there a similar recipe (at least in its welfare protection effects) for a negative supply shock? Atlantic: The … Read more

Zero growth in Europe and historic profit for Gazprom in Russia. It can’t last …

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A Gazprom employee in a factory in Russia. ©ANDREY GOLOVANOV / AFP Atlantic business Two series of figures, this weekend, which say more than long speeches on the crisis. Growth is halfway through Europe, while Gazprom, the world’s largest gas producer, continues to record profits. The comparison between the two sets of figures will become … Read more

in the midst of the war in Ukraine, Moscow pockets the jackpot

in the midst of the war in Ukraine, Moscow pockets the jackpot

Published on : 04/28/2022 – 5:57 pm While Moscow is accused of engaging in energy “blackmail” after cutting off the gas tap in Bulgaria and Poland, a new report by an independent research center, released Wednesday, reveals that Russia has made significant profits from its hydrocarbon exports from start of the war in Ukraine. Above … Read more

Mariupol under Russian control with the exception of the Azovstal plant, according to Moscow

Mariupol under Russian control with the exception of the Azovstal plant, according to Moscow

According to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Choigou, the entire city of Mariupol has come under Russian control, with the exception of the 2,000 Ukrainian fighters entrenched in the Azovstal factory. The latter refused to go on Thursday morning, asking the international community for “security guarantees”. Follow our live. 9:29 am: All of Mariupol under Russian … Read more

Zelensky criticizes Europeans’ “indecision” over sanctions against Russia

Zelensky criticizes Europeans' "indecision" over sanctions against Russia

Westerners strengthened their positions Wednesday after the recent discovery of numerous bodies in Boutcha, near the capital of Ukraine, where Russian bombing continues in several strategically crucial regions. Furthermore, the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, believes that the EU will have to impose sanctions “sooner or later” on Russian oil and gas. Watch … Read more

If Russian gas exports stop, “Moscow has more to lose than Europe”

If Russian gas exports stop, "Moscow has more to lose than Europe"

Published on : 02/04/2022 – 12:11 While Vladimir Putin announced Thursday that Russian gas should now be paid for in rubles, the European Union, Moscow’s largest customer, objected to a categorical rejection and said it considered other scenarios for its supply. France 24 deciphered with Francis Perrin, specialist in energy matters at Iris, this new … Read more

The weak impact of Russian efforts in this area shows that the dedollarization of the world economy is not for tomorrow

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A Russian ruble coin is depicted with US one dollar bills and one dollar coin in Moscow. ©AFP Economic sanctions With the economic consequences of the war in Ukraine, some experts questioned the possibility of diversification of the world economy against the dollar. An IMF working document speaks of a hidden erosion of the dollar. … Read more