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Plan to force cap on Russian oil prices could actually work

The U.S. still remains ‘a ways away’ from reaching an international agreement to impose a price cap on Russian oil exports, with limited enthusiasm from the world’s largest energy buyers India and China, so far, a Senior Biden energy advisor said.But Amos Hochstein, Special Coordinator for International Energy Affairs for President Biden, said he remains …

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Europe races to cut Russian gas usage amid new Putin warning

Nord Stream 1 pipeline out of action for maintenancePipeline due to resume pumping on ThursdayEU says states must act now to reduce gas consumptionGermany, others have rationing and other plans in placeBRUSSELS/LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – The European Union will set out emergency plans on Wednesday to curb gas usage after President Vladimir Putin warned …

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Fries off menu until autumn at some of McDonald’s Russian successor outlets | Russia

Excitement was on the menu when former McDonald’s restaurants reopened in Russia last month under new management and branding, but the successor to the golden-arched throne has a problem: a shortage of french fries.McDonald’s left Russia after a western backlash against Moscow’s military campaign in Ukraine, which included a barrage of economic sanctions, and sold …

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