Albeit one has to admit that the US "price cap" thingy is mostly for PR (what's new) since the WH went on record today that it kinda, sort of, will not really "punish" anyone buying Russian hydrocarbons "above" cap price. Sure, when even WSJ comes up with this title...
Russian liquefied natural gas shipments increased in October to nearly a record, illustrating how the world is struggling to curb its dependence on the major supplier ahead of winter. LNG exports from Russia rose 1.1% year on year in October to the highest level since March, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg since 2016. That is in stark contrast to plummeting pipeline flows to Europe following the deterioration of relations between the West and the Kremlin over its invasion of Ukraine in February.
Something, certainly, doesn't add up in the Matrix. But this is only for people who continued to ignore REAL economic and other data from Russia in the last 7 years. And now, the only thing which is left for neocon cabal is to continue to push utterly false narrative about Russia "using nuclear weapons" in a desperate attempt to stave off the inevitable--a defeat of a collective West in 404. Dmitry Orlov wrote a fabulous piece on the matter:
The Cuban Missile Crisis is a malicious misnomer. Cuba never had any nuclear missiles; it temporarily played host to some Soviet ones. The crisis started when Americans put their intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Turkey that posed a new threat the Soviet Union, which responded by placing similar missiles in Cuba, evening the score. The Americans flew into a rage but eventually calmed down and withdrew their missiles from Turkey. The Soviets withdrew their missiles from Cuba and the crisis was over. And so it should be called the American Missile Crisis. What’s happening now couldn’t be more different. Unless you spent the last few weeks hiding under a rock, you have probably heard that some sort of new nuclear crisis is underway because of “Putin’s nuclear blackmail” or some such. Some people have suffered nervous exhaustion as a result, neglecting their duties and generally letting themselves go. Take former British PM Liz Truss, for instance. The poor silly thing latched on to Putin’s words that “the wind rose can point in any direction” (a factual point about the utter uselessness of tactical nuclear weapons). She then allowed the British economy to go into free-fall while she obsessively tracked the wind direction over the Ukraine. It all ended badly for poor Liz. Don’t be like Liz. I am here to tell you that there is nothing going on beyond the usual—the usual Western propaganda fakery, that is.
Are we about to start hearing about US military casualties in 404? They did happen and continue to happen on a serious scale, as is the case with other NATO "volunteers". We may, but don't hold your breath... but Midterms are coming.