Sunday, February 27, 2022

Sunday Afternoon Links

[Axios] Zelensky: Ukraine to meet with Russia for peace talks

[CNN] White House responds to Russia's decision to put deterrence forces on high alert

[CNN] Romney calls Russian government a 'pariah' and for US to continue cranking up the sanctions against 'evil regime'

[CBS] EU closes airspace to Russian planes, bans pro-Kremlin media outlets and pledges arms to Ukraine

[BBC] Russia central bank urges calm amid cash run fears

[inews] Russia central bank urges calm amid fears of a bank run following Western sanctions over Ukraine invasion

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SWIFT Ban Means the Fed May Need to Be Ready With Dollars

[Reuters] U.S. banks prepare for cyber attacks after latest Russia sanctions

[Yahoo Finance] Russia-Ukraine crisis, Powell testimony, jobs report: What to know this week

[Reuters] Putin thanks Russian special forces for fulfilling their 'heroic' duty in Ukraine

[Reuters] Russia's VTB to hike mortgage rates by four percentage points to 15.3%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russian Planes Face Grounding Risk as Leasing Firms Mull Default

[Reuters] Belarus holds referendum to renounce non-nuclear status

[Bloomberg] Traders Prepare for Wild Open After Russia Sanctions Stepped Up

[Bloomberg] Russia Bonds, Now Junk, Set to Reel From Central Bank Sanctions

[NYT] Corporations Raise Prices as Consumers Spend ‘With a Vengeance’

[NYT] Why the Chinese Internet Is Cheering Russia’s Invasion

[FT] Vladimir Putin’s grand plan is unravelling

[FT] Germany overhauls defence policy in response to Russian aggression