Category Archives for "The Economy"

US Announces Sanctions, Export Restrictions, and Security Assistance Package in Coordinated Effort Against President Putin

On Friday, the United States announced a series of sanctions against Russia, targeting key revenue-generating sectors and more than 200 people and entities. The sanctions are part of a coordinated effort with G7 partners and allies to increase pressure on President Putin, make it harder for him to wage his brutal war, and continue degrading […]

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One Year After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Time for the U.S. and Its Allies to Provide Support

One year ago today, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.[0] Tens of thousands of Ukrainians and Russians have died, and millions have been displaced.[1] Eight million Ukrainians have fled to Europe and Russia and another six million have been internally displaced.[2] Ukraine’s economy is in shambles, with its infrastructure and environment severely damaged.[2] Despite […]

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US to Provide $10 Billion in Economic Support for Ukraine; Yellen Discusses Sanctions Against Russia, US-China Relations

US Treasury Secretary Janet L Yellen on Thursday said the US would provide around $10 billion in additional economic support for Ukraine in the coming months.[0] Speaking at a press conference in Bengaluru, India, before the first G20 meeting under the Indian Presidency, Yellen said the US and its allies were supporting the Ukrainian people’s […]

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Tampa Bay Area: Highest Inflation in the US

Tampa Bay Area Claims No. 1 Spot for Highest Inflation in the US Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 8:46 pm ET Thu, Feb 16th, 2023 – 9:33 Tampa Bay has been ranked the highest in the nation for inflation, according to a recent report by WalletHub.[0] With an inflation rate of 8.9%, Tampa Bay beat […]

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