Monday, February 28, 2022

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Russian column bears down on Kyiv, raising fear for civilians

[AP] ‘Undisguised terror’: Russia’s Kharkiv strike chills Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Vows to Press Attack as Troops Near Kyiv: Ukraine Update

[Reuters] Russia seeks to halt investor stampede as sanctions hammer economy

[Reuters] Japan, U.S. finance chiefs pledge "maximum costs" for Russia

[AP] Live updates: Official: Artillery kills 70 Ukraine soldiers

[Reuters] Lukashenko says Belarus deploying more forces to Ukraine border

[Reuters] No military bases in ex-Soviet countries, Russia tells West

[Politico] Ukrainian pilots arrive in Poland to pick up donated fighter jets

[Axios] Ukraine war enters new, uglier phase as convoy advances on Kyiv

[MSN/WP] In just 72 hours, Europe overhauled its entire post-Cold War relationship with Russia

[Reuters] Oil lubricates Beijing’s Russian tightrope

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks and Futures Fall, Bonds Surge on Ukraine: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surges to Highest Since 2014 as More Russia Sanctions Loom

[Reuters] Stocks slide on Ukraine woes, oil storms back above $100

[Reuters] Rouble slips again, Swiss franc hits seven-year high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs as Sanctions Raise Concern Over Global Growth

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit Has Worst Ever Start as Russia Tensions Worsen Selloff

[Reuters] Fed, and Powell, face a new world of risk in pivot to tighter policy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Strategists See Markets Underestimating Oil Price Risk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] German Inflation Quickens More Than Expected on Spike in Energy Costs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italian Inflation Hits Record for Third Straight Month on Energy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rising Crop Prices on Track to Send Global Food Costs to Record

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Moves to Slow Yuan Gains After Rally to Highest Since 2018

[AP] Risks to global supply chains rising as climate change worsens, IPCC warns

[AP] Reading Putin: Unbalanced or cagily preying on West's fears?

[Reuters] Americans, Canadians answer Ukraine call for foreign fighters

[Reuters] U.S. delegation arrives in Taiwan as China denounces visit

[Reuters] Factbox: China-Russia trade has surged as countries grow closer

[WSJ] Russian Forces Target Ukrainian Civilian Areas as Missile Hits Central Kharkiv

[WSJ] War in Ukraine Disrupts Ships Around the Globe

[WSJ] The West’s Sanctions Barrage Severs Russia’s Economy from Much of the World

[FT] Rouble/interest rates: knock-on effects of sanctions will ripple beyond Russia

[FT] How Putin’s assault on Ukraine turned Europe’s Russia policy on its head

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Russian military convoy north of Kyiv stretches for 40 miles -Maxar

[Reuters] Russia pounds Ukraine's second biggest city as fighting rages on

[Reuters] Ukraine's ambassador to U.S. says Russia used a vacuum bomb on Monday

[Reuters] Presidents of 8 EU states call for immediate talks on Ukrainian membership

[Reuters] Ukraine's Zelenskiy urges West to consider no-fly zone for Russian aircraft

[CNN] US is expelling 12 Russian UN diplomats

[Reuters] Canada to supply anti-tank weapons to Ukraine, ban Russian oil imports

[Reuters] Cyberattack on NATO could trigger collective defence clause - official

[CNN] US officials fear the worst is yet to come for Kyiv

[Politico] ‘Yes, He Would’: Fiona Hill on Putin and Nukes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Close Well Off Day’s Lows While Bonds Climb: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Central Bank Sanctions Halt Russia’s Ruble Intervention

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russian Metal Exports Slide as Sanctions Hit Commodity Financing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Anyone Selling Russian Assets Faces Few Options

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russian Stocks, Bonds Face Rising Risk of Ejection From Indexes

[Bloomberg] Vital Food Supply Choked Off With Russia, Ukraine Crops in Limbo

[Bloomberg] Demand for Cash Jumps From Fund Managers Stressed by Russia

[Bloomberg] Stressed China Builder Bond Bill Swells to $3.7 Billion in March

[NYT] Time Is Running Out to Avert a Harrowing Future, Climate Panel Warns

[WSJ] Ukraine, Russia Fail to Agree on Cease-Fire, as Moscow Shelling Kills Civilians

[FT] Kharkiv bombardment represents escalation of Russia’s tactics

[FT] The Ukraine crisis and the weaponisation of finance

[FT] US sends delegation of ex defence officials to Taiwan in show of support

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Stocks fall, ruble dives as Russia sanctions hit world markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Hit Session Lows While Bonds Push Higher: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. shuts embassy in Belarus, OKs evacuation from embassy in Moscow

[Reuters] Putin says Ukrainian neutrality key to any settlement

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Putin Retaliates as Sanctions Over Ukraine Swell: Ukraine Update

[Reuters] U.S. and Western allies discuss Putin nuclear threats

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

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Citi Discloses $9.8 Billion Russia Exposure as West Levels Sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] JPMorgan, Danske Bank Freeze Funds Exposed to Russian Assets

[Reuters] UK announces fresh sanctions on Russian banks

[Reuters] UK orders its ports to block all Russian-linked ships

[Reuters] Russian economic collapse will be hard to avoid

[Reuters] Russia's Sberbank in Europe faces closure after savers demand money

[Reuters] Navalny's supporters call for civil disobedience against Ukraine war