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European Commission announces more sanctions against Russia, including an oil price cap


The European Commission proposed on Wednesday the eighth package of sanctions against Russia, which includes a cap on Russian oil, new import bans on Russian products and a ban on EU citizens from holding positions as senior executives in companies. public of the Eurasian country. The new import bans on Russian goods, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, will deprive Moscow of an additional €7 billion ($6.7 billion) in revenue.

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Yirmara and journalism at the foot of danger


Yirmara is not going to like this chronicle. What’s more, she warned me not to write it. Maybe she thinks she doesn’t deserve it. Perhaps it will do everything possible so that some Google mechanism hides it in the cloud and nobody ever finds it in the infinity of networks. She won’t want anyone to read it. And I really do apologize. I will not be a flatterer, because I hate it, and so does she, and a flattering chronicle there is no God who reads it to her. Yirmara is not going to like this chronicle, but I have to write it.

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Syria denounces that the United States intensifies the theft of its oil


US troops are “stealing” Syria’s natural resources, taking dozens of tanker trucks loaded with national oil out of the Arab country, reports the SANA agency. The “thefts” have intensified in recent days, and only this Sunday morning a convoy of 137 trucks took the hydrocarbon from the oil fields of the Jazira region, in the northeast of the country, to the US military bases in Iraq. The news agency denounces that the looting of crude oil is being carried out in complicity with the opposition militias of the Syrian Democratic Forces, which have the support of Washington.

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Flying over the sinister

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As soon as he enters the helicopter cabin, the pilot Aniel Santiesteban Alberteris puts on a life jacket and establishes communication with Bahía Control, from where he directs each air operation at the scene of the incident. Control Bay. H-141 taking off from the platform for the water intake. Next to him, co-pilot Dairon González Espinosa signals to the flight instructor. Emerson Infante García has already checked the working parameters of the aircraft, engines, temperature, gases, oil.

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Cuba Signs Agreement With OPEC Fund


Cuba and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) signed an agreement today, through which the organization will contribute to the financing of the Solar Energy Development Project in that country. The Chargé d’affaire of Cuba in Austria, Marieta García Jordán, and the general director of that entity, Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish, signed the document.

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Production of crude oil reaches 1 million tons in western Cuba

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Cuba’s Western Oil Drilling and Extraction Enterprise reached 1 million tons of crude oil thus far this year, a result of investments undertaken and the use of new technology. The goal is now to reach the remaining 30,000 ton target by the end of December, as outlined in the company’s technical economic plan. Meeting this objective will see the company celebrate 16 consecutive years producing over 1 million metric tons of crude oil.

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Financial Heist of the Century: Confiscating Libya's Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF)


By Manlio Dinucci, for Il Manifesto Translated by John Catalinotto (Published Global Research) The objective of the war against Libya is not just its oil reserves (now estimated at 60 billion barrels), which are the greatest in Africa and whose extraction costs are among the lowest in the world, nor the natural gas reserves of

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BP’s criminal negligence exposed

CBD, GRN, the Natural Resources Defence Council, and the Sierra Club intend on suing the US interior secretary for breaking marine-mammal protection laws when approving offshore oil and gas activities in the Gulf [Erika Blumenfeld/Al Jazeera]

One year after BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, the number of lawsuits against the oil giant continues to mount. The Gulf Coast-based law firm Brent Coon and Associates (BCA) is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on BP, and has successfully sued the oil giant in the past. BCA now represents more than 5,000 claimants from BP’s Gulf of Mexico disaster, and has been appointed by the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee to head several key sub-committees relating to discovery.