Saturday, March 19, 2022

Sunday's News Links

[AP] Shelter bombed in Ukraine city; war seen entering new phase

[Reuters] Turkey says Russia and Ukraine nearing agreement on 'critical' issues

[Reuters] Zelenskiy says Russia wages 'terror', Mariupol says thousands deported

[Reuters] China on the right side of history over Ukraine war - foreign minister

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Food Security Panics Governments as Ukraine War Blocks Supplies

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] War Complicates Russia’s Role in Supplying Commodities to China

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nickel Squeeze Threatens London’s Place at Heart of Metals Trade

[Reuters] Yemen Houthis attack Saudi energy facilities, refinery output hit

[WSJ] China Says Housing Prices Are Stable, but Developers See Significant Declines

[FT] US banks take $4.6bn revenue hit from equity raising drought

[FT] Beijing digs in to avoid repeating Hong Kong’s Covid mistakes

Saturday Evening Links

[Reuters] Russians push deeper into Mariupol as locals plead for help 

[Reuters] Chinese official calls sanctions on Russia increasingly 'outrageous'

[CNN] A Chinese vlogger shared videos of war-torn Ukraine. He's been labeled a national traitor

[FT] Russia regroups for assault on Kyiv as it tightens grip on Mariupol

Saturday's News Links

[AP] Ukraine’s leader warns war will cost Russia for generations

[BBC] Russia claims first use of hypersonic missile

[AP] Denied easy victory, Russia presses reduced goals in Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Germany Rues ‘Stupid’ Reliance on Russian Gas

[AP] Live updates: Ukraine confirms strike on missile warehouse

[Politico] Biden’s call with Xi underscores deepening bilateral deadlock

[Reuters] Chinese military says U.S. destroyer's passage through Taiwan Strait 'provocative'

[Reuters] War could halt crop exports from Ukraine, says presidential adviser 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Soaring Prices for Everything Used to Make Food Brings More Inflation

[Reuters] Dead buildings tower over uncollected corpses in Mariupol

[Reuters] U.S. to provide Stryker army company to NATO battlegroup in Bulgaria

[Reuters] China reports first COVID deaths in more than a year

[AP] Hot poles: Antarctica, Arctic 70 and 50 degrees above normal

[NYT] Nations Should Conserve Fuel as Global Energy Crisis Looms, Agency Warns

[WSJ] The Month Companies United Against Russia’s War

[WSJ] How Chinese Shares Went Haywire: ‘The Market Is Completely Unstable’

[FT] Oil supply shortage fears add to price volatility

[FT] Stalled Russian offensive increases pressure on Belarus to join invasion