[426] Fever – news headlines from April 2022

Completion Date: 21 June 2022
Medium: Paint & ink on acid-free mount-board
Dimensions: 42 x 59 cm

News Headlines April 2022

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

30 April
S&P500: 4,131
Bitcoin: 38,561
CO2: 419.16
FTSE100: 7,544
USD/EUR: 1.05
Biden: 41.7

01 April
Amazon workers win battle to form first US union

02 April
Russians withdraw from key Kyiv airport
Ukraine retakes entire Kyiv region

03 April
Ukraine accuses Russia of executing civilians

04 April
Reports of atrocities emerge in Ukraine

05 April
China rallies domestic sympathy for Russia

06 April
Russia steps up attacks on civilian targets

07 April
Russian forces have withdrawn from Kyiv

08 April
Jackson confirmed as first black woman on Supreme Court

09 April
Russia kills 52 at train station

10 April
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan ousted

11 April
Macron and Le Pen to fight for French presidency
Civilians flee Ukraine’s east
Musk will not join Twitter board

12 April
Russia Donbas offensive begins

13 April
US accuses Putin of genocide but France reluctant
Finland eyes NATO membership

14 April
Elon Musk makes offer to buy Twitter

15 April
Russian warship Moskva sinks in Black Sea

16 April
Russia warns West of “unpredictable consequences”

17 April
Russia offers Mariupol defence a surrender window

17 April
Mariupol defenders refuse to surrender

18 April
Russia bombards cities across Ukraine as attacks intensify

19 April
Russia starts Donbas assault

19 April
Ukrainians make last stand in Mariupol

19 April
US judge throws out Biden mask mandate for planes and trains

20 April
US races to arm Ukraine

22 April
Putin prematurely claims victory in Mariupol

23 April
Russians seize 42 towns in E-Ukraine as fighting intensifies

24 April
Macron beats Le Pen after far right’s historic challenge

25 April
“Russia is failing” Blinken says after trip to Kyiv

26 April
Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44bn

27 April
Russia cuts off gas supplies to Poland & Bulgaria

28 April
Biden announces $33bn to help Ukraine in war

29 April
US accuses Putin of ‘depravity’ in Ukraine

30 April
Russia offensive appears to falter