EU edges closer to $60-per-barrel Russian oil price cap
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The European Union was edging closer to setting a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil — a highly anticipated and complex political and economic maneuver designed to keep Russia's supplies flowing into global markets while clamping down on President Vladimir Putin's ability to fund his war in Ukraine.

EU nations sought to push the cap across the finish line after Poland held out to get as low a figure as possible, diplomats said Thursday. "Still waiting for white smoke from Warsaw," said an EU diplomat, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the talks were still ongoing.



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