The Evening: G7, Russia Strikes Shopping Mall, Not Fade Away, and More
June 27, 2022
G7 Vows to Protect Ukraine
Following a virtual address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, leaders from the Group of Seven, the world’s wealthiest democracies, released a six-page statement in support of Ukraine, reaffirming the group’s solidarity and commitment to protect the Eastern European nation from continued Russian aggression for “as long as it takes,” as the Washington Post reports.
Penalize Russia, Ease Western Economic Pain
Leaders of the Group of 7 nations on Monday moved close to embracing an aggressive but untried plan to manipulate the price of oil, as the NYT reports.
Russian Missile Attack On Shopping Mall
Russian missiles hit a shopping mall in central Ukraine with around 1,000 civilians inside on Monday. At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in the attack on the mall in the city of Kremenchuk, as the WSJ reports.
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In That Number
Moscow has defaulted on interest payments on two bonds totaling around $100 million.
“We will continue to provide financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support and stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes.”
— Group of Seven
As NATO’s leaders gather in Madrid this month to unveil the alliance’s eighth strategic concept at a crucial time for European security, they should take inspiration frhttps://pardot.csis.org/l/906722/2022-06-23/3g2372/906722/1656018210RCiFvNie/220622_DiPippo_Graphic_2.jpg As NATO’s leaders gather in Madrid this month to unveil the alliance’s eighth strategic concept at a crucial time for European security, they should take inspiration fom earlier concepts, says new CSIS analysis.
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(Photo credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images.) U.S. President Joe Biden (C) greets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on prior to a group photo of the Outreach working session on the second day of the G7 summit at Schloss Elmau on June 27, 2022 near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
“Europe Needs its Own Ukraine Assistance Act” by CSIS's Max Bergmann and Naz Gocek.
This Town Tomorrow
At 4:00 p.m., join the CSIS International Security Program for a discussion on the development of comprehensive norms and standards that will allow democratic states to harness the potential of emerging technology and data without undermining core democratic principles.
Earlier, at 9:00 a.m., the Elcano Royal Institute, the German Marshall Fund, the Munich Security Conference, and the Atlantic Council in coordination with NATO, host day one of the NATO Public Forum to add further perspectives to the summit in Madrid.
And, at 10:00 a.m., the Foreign Policy Research Institute holds a panel discussion on the state of representative government in sub-Saharan Africa and the commitment of its ruling elite to democracy.
Last week, the CSIS Japan Chair, CSIS Economics Program, and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) held their annual conference on the future of economic order in the Asia-Pacific region with experts from the United States, Japan, China, and Singapore. Watch the event here.
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