The Real Reason Behind the EU’s Drive to Embargo Russian Oil

The Real Reason Behind the EU’s Drive to Embargo Russian Oil

This week the European Union is expected to announce a complete import ban on Russian oil. Hungary, in its first real act of defiance, is threatening to veto this; Germany, after some hemming and hawing, has finally decided it can survive such a ban. Assuming Hungary’s objections are eventually overcome, at first blush this looks…

Imran Khan Has a Solid Point About India Buying Russian Oil Despite Its Ties with the US

Imran Khan Has a Solid Point About India Buying Russian Oil Despite Its Ties with the US

Relations with Russia were largely an abstract concept for those in Pakistan who were even aware of how rapidly ties had been improving in recent years, but Prime Minister Khan just made them a focal point of his campaign for immediate, free, and fair elections by explaining how they would have improved their everyday lives…

The European Commission’s Plan to Ban Russian Oil Imports Receives Backlash

The European Commission’s Plan to Ban Russian Oil Imports Receives Backlash

The European Union announced on May 4 their intention to ban Russian oil imports within six months and refined products by the end of the year as part of their latest round of economic sanctions against Moscow. According to Oil Price, a barrel surged to over $110 for Brent and $108 for West Texas Intermediate…

April Fools… U.S. Boosts Import of Russian Oil While Urging World to Impose Ruinous Sanctions

April Fools… U.S. Boosts Import of Russian Oil While Urging World to Impose Ruinous Sanctions

The contradictions that stem from American and European arrogance have finally hit breaking point. The United States reportedly boosted its import of Russian oil last month, according to official figures from the Energy Information Administration. The extra imported volume accounted for a 43 percent increase. This is in spite of an executive order by U.S….