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Oil price cap plan takes center stage during US Senate panel hearing on Russia sanctions

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 20 Sep 2022 17:43
  • 20 Sep 2022 18:09
A plan to cap the price of Russian oil was the focus of a Senate committee hearing today, with top officials testifying about measures imposed in response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
Russia’s oil exports represent the country’s primary source of hard currency, and Moscow is reaping profits from high

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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