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Protesters in Boston call for a ban on Russian oil at a rally

Biden announces Russian oil import ban and warns gas prices could increase even more

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Updated March 8, 2022 at 12:28 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Tuesday announced a ban on U.S. imports of Russian oil and gas — the latest move to try to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine. “The United States is targeting the main artery of Russia’s economy,” Biden said. “That means Russian… Read More

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Ohio leaders call for pension funds to pull investments in Russian-backed assets

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There’s new movement by state government to show support for Ukraine as it battles an invasion by Russia. Attorney General Dave Yost has asked Ohio’s five public pension funds to pull all $112 million in their Russian-based investments out. He writes in a letter: “This is a matter of moral imperative,… Read More