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Portrait of the week

Portrait of the week: Storms rage, Covid curbs end and Russia’s ‘renewed invasion’

26 February 2022

9:00 AM

26 February 2022

9:00 AM

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Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, announced, in the House of Commons, sanctions against Russia after its ‘renewed invasion’ of Ukraine. These included the freezing of five banks’ assets and those of three Russian billionaires (Gennady Timchenko, Boris Rotenberg and his nephew Igor Rotenberg). The price of Brent crude oil reached a seven-year high of $99.38.

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