“WASHINGTON – Russian forces launched an attack on Ukraine early Thursday morning local time, marking the devastating culmination of months of a Kremlin military buildup near its former Soviet neighbor’s border.”
“Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an early Thursday morning address in Moscow, announced that Russia would launch military action in Ukraine. Soon thereafter, NBC News reported that explosions were heard in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital.”
Stock Market Futures are down heavily after the news of “Russian President, Vladimir Putin’s order of military action”.
Oil price is trading 4% higher, U.S. crude futures jumped by 4.73% to trade at $96.46 per barrel.
Natural gas prices jumped 4.7%.