Sanctions against Russia
Mapping Faultlines: Did capping Russian oil prices have no immediate impact?

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the impact of the G7 and EU price caps on Russian crude exports. He talks about whether it has been effective and what it means for the rest of the world

Russia-Ukraine war Biden nods to compromise in Ukraine

Biden has spoken twice about “compromise” by Kiev, which is a major shift from the US stance that Russian forces should get out of Ukraine

UK politics The wasteland of British politics

A significant part of Britain’s travails today stems out of the West’s sanctions against Russia. According to a Sunday Telegraph report, by mid-April, British citizens were already militating against the sanctions due to rising prices, especially fuel prices

Mapping Faultlines: Why are Energy Bills so High in Europe?

In this episode, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the factors that have led to the energy crisis in Europe and why monetary policies alone will not help control inflation in the region

Energy crisis Germany Protests erupt in Germany against soaring inflation and rising energy prices

Die Linke (The Left) called on the government to cap gas prices to help people cope with the ongoing cost of living crisis and has opposed the increase in energy prices from October 1

Mapping Faultlines: As Ukraine war enters sixth month, grain and gas are in focus

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClicks’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent agreement to facilitate grain exports from Ukraine, and the energy crisis faced by Europe

Russia-Germany gas trade Russia teaches Europe ABC of gas trade

Germany’s confidence with regards to its policies towards Russia stemmed from the fact that it had a long-term contract to receive gas at a friendly price via Nord Stream 1. However, uncertainty looms over this agreement

EU energy shortage Europe dumps its climate commitments after facing shortage of Russian gas 

The quick shift by rich European countries to “dirty” energy sources such as coal instead of managing demands raises serious concerns about the fate of global climate action and the future of the environmental movement

EU-Israel gas deal Human rights groups denounce EU’s gas deal with Israel 

The Europe Union is looking for alternative sources of gas supply in an attempt to reduce dependence on Russian gas following sanctions imposed against the country after its attack on Ukraine

Mapping Faultlines: The real reasons for the global food crisis

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains the reasons behind the global food crisis and inflation

The US unilateral sanctions against Russia will produce a global food disaster

As the US and the G7 deny the negative effect of sanctions against Russia, they damage the world’s capability of avoiding a global food disaster

Ukrainian news outlet suggests UK and US governments are primary obstacles to peace

Recent media reports indicate that the West pressured Ukraine to stop the ongoing negotiations with Russia, which led to the collapse of the talks being held in Istanbul