Gasoline Shipping Costs Soaring After Russia Sanctions
The cost of moving gasoline and other fuels on ocean-going tankers is soaring days after sanctions targeting Russia’s petroleum sales.
Shipping Insurers Back Off of Russia-Ukraine Trade
A host of shipping insurers altered their policies for 2023 to exclude claims linked to Russia’s war in Ukraine, a further sign of the industry’s growing concerns about losses stemming from the conflict.
Europe’s Push to Cut Russian Gas Faces Race Against Winter
While Europeans bask in the warmth of spring, governments are in a race against winter.May 18, 2022
White House Considering Ban on Russian Oil Imports to US
The Biden administration is weighing a ban on U.S. imports of Russian crude oil as Congress races toward passing such a restriction to punish the Kremlin for its invasion of Ukraine.March 4, 2022
Biden Hits Russia With Sanctions, Says Putin ‘Chose’ War
President Joe Biden ordered broad new sanctions targeting Russia on Feb. 24 after its invasion of Ukraine, declaring that Russian leader Vladimir Putin “chose this war” and his country will bear the consequences.February 24, 2022
Anguish Grows in Russia Oil Sector Overwhelmed by Price Fall
As Russia’s small oil producers struggle to survive a historic price crash, some say in private they wish they could just set their crude ablaze.April 23, 2020
Russia Willing to Pay to Lure Shippers to the Arctic
Russia wants to make its Arctic waters more attractive to shippers than the Suez Canal and could be willing to compensate for potential risks to make that happen.
With Most Efficient Logistics, Wildberries Becomes Russia’s Biggest Web Retailer
Russia's largest online retailer, Wildberries, is run by a mother of four who founded her company in her Moscow apartment while on maternity leave from her job as an English teacher.
Oil-Services Investors Unmoved by Latest US Sanctions on Russia
Investors of the world’s biggest oil-servicer providers are so far looking past the most punitive round of U.S. sanctions on Russia.
Most Moscow Residents Support Protest by Truckers, Survey Says
Moscow residents are broadly supportive of protests by longhaul truckers over a new toll system in Russia, the Levada Center said.December 11, 2015