Author: James Murray

December 2022

Russia Rejects EU Gas Price Caps as Europe Prepares for Winter

Russia is strategically using oil as a means of countering the Western cap, by refusing to sell oil to the countries that proposed the price cap. Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, recently tweeted “From this year, Europe will live without Russian oil,” says CBS News.

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October 2022International News

Lebanon and Israel Negotiate U.S.-Brokered Maritime Deal

Both Lebanon and Israel were on track to accept the terms of a U.S.-brokered maritime deal, until a new development on Thursday, October 6 when Israel rejected some amendments proposed by Lebanon. Al Jazeera reports that Lebanon made specific amendments to the terms of the deal to avoid any “misunderstandings.”

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WorldMediterraneanSeptember 2022International News

Greek Vessel Attacks Turkish Cargo Ship in the Aegean Sea

On September 10, Greek forces attacked The Anatolian, a Turkish cargo ship, just 11 miles off the coast of Bozcaada, further straining relations between the two countries. According to the National Interest, the Greek ship assessed the Turkish cargo as “moving suspiciously,” which served as justification for their attack.

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