[421] Insane – news headlines from March 2022

Completion Date: 5 April 2022
Medium: Paint & ink on acid-free mount-board
Dimensions: 42 x 59 cm

News Headlines March 2022

01 March
S&P500: 4,338
Bitcoin: 39,312
CO2: 419.63
FTSE100: 7,393
USD/EUR: 1.11
Biden: 40.5

31 March
S&P500: 4,592
Bitcoin: 46,518
CO2: 420.13
FTSE100: 7 533,56
USD/EUR: 1.11
Biden: 41.3

01 March
World Athletics bans Russia from all events.
UN condemns invasion & calls for immediate withdrawal.

02 March
Shelling intensifies across Ukraine.

03 March
Over 1 million refugees have fled Ukraine – UN.

04 March
BBC, CNN and many others halt reporting in Russia after threats.

05 March
Russia announces temporary ceasefire and the opening of “humanitarian corridors”.

06 March
Russian forces pound civilians, as Putin likens sanctions to a ‘Declaration of war’

07 March
Global death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 6 million.

08 March
Shell, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Starbucks pull out of Russia.

09 March
Antarctic researchers announce discovery of Shackleton’s Endurance

11 March
Gabriel Boric is sworn in as President of Chile.

12 March
Russia widens bombardment of Ukrainian cities

13 March
Russian missiles strike close to Poland border.

14 March
Russian airstrike at NATO’s doorstep raises fears of expanded war

15 March
China sees at least one winner emerging from Ukraine war: China

16 March
European leaders brave Russian bombardment in visit to Kyiv

17 March
Invoking 9-11, Zelensky pleads for more U.S. aid

18 March
Ukraine’s suffering grows

19 March
Pope deplores the war in Ukraine but not the aggressor

20 March
Battle for Kyiv looms as a long and bloody conflict

21 March
Bombs falling every 10 minutes on Mariupol

22 March
Russia advance stalls

22 March
Ukrainians push back

23 March
NATO to expand forces in E-Europe

24 March
As Biden visits Europe over crisis, NATO to double eastern flank forces

25 March
Ukraine counteroffensive enters its second week

26 March
Russia signals redefined goals in Ukraine war as its advances stall

27 March
No Russian regime change plans says Blinken
Ukraine launches counter-attacks

28 March
Russian forces regroup after struggling to take Kyiv

29 March
Russia to “drastically reduce” attacks around Kyiv

30 March
Ukraine refugee exodus exceeds 4 million

31 March
Biden to tap US oil reserves as war enters 6th week