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Crude prices surge as US expected to ban Russian oil

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The price of Brent crude, the international benchmark, soared by more than five percent on Tuesday as President Joe Biden was expected to announce a US ban on Russian oil imports.

The price of a barrel reached $129.92 at 1430 GMT, an increase of 5.45 percent.

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