Ukraine’s foreign minister urges full oil, gas embargo Calls of ‘if not now, when?’ growing louder: RBC’s Croft EIA to report latest US imports of Russian oil Feb. 28 Pressure on US and European governments to directly target Russia’s energy exports was rising Feb. 27, although analysts still consider such an escalation of Western sanctions as unlikely given the potential for global economic damage. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Helima Croft, RBC head of global commodity strategy, said Feb. 27 that it could “eventually prove untenable for Western nations to continue to publicly exempt energy transactions, in order to shield their domestic consumers,” if there are high civilian casualties or a compelling appeal by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for such an action. “We think the ‘if not now, when?’ call on energy sanctions will likely grow louder as Ukrainians continue to […]