Russia’s double energy whammy
Liz Truss will be the next UK prime minister after winning the Tory leadership race, Opec+ agreed on Monday to cut crude supply in a bid to prop up oil prices, Russia switched off Europe’s main gas pipeline until sanctions are lifted, and Singapore has become a haven for Chinese elite who are fleeing strict coronavirus lockdowns and potential blowback from geopolitical tensions.
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