[433] Silence

Completion Date: 18 July 2022
Medium: Paint & ink on acid-free mount-board
Dimensions: 42 x 59 cm

News headlines June 2022

01 June
S&P500: 4,101
Bitcoin: 29,616
CO2: 421.83
FTSE100: 7,532
USD/GBP: 1.25
Fed Funds Rate: 0.83
Biden: 41.0
Roe v Wade: Stands

30 June
S&P500: 3,749
Bitcoin: 18,869
CO2: 419.72
FTSE100: 7,123
USD/GBP: 1.21
Fed Funds Rate: 1.58
Biden: 38.9

01 June
Ukraine war: Russia says US ‘adding fuel to fire’ by sending longer-range rockets

02 June
Biden calls for ban on military-style weapons

03 June
Fighting rages on day 100 of war in Ukraine

04 June
Six held in Hong Kong on Tiananmen anniversary

05 June
Explosions shake Kyiv while battles rage in east

06 June
South Korea and US fire missiles in warning to North

07 June
EU blames Russia for food crisis prompting walk-out

08 June
Ukraine war’s impact on food security severe – UN chief

09 June
US House passes gun bill doomed to fail in senate

10 June
Energy and food drive US inflation to highest for 40 years

11 June
Jan. 6 panel puts focus on cabinet discussions about removing Trump

12 June
Tens of thousands rally for stricter US gun laws
China blasts US ‘bully’, says it will ‘fight to the end’ for Taiwan

13 June
Amnesty accuses Russia of war crimes in Kharkiv

14 June
Trump slams Jan. 6 inquiry as ‘Kangaroo Court’

15 June
South Carolina ousts Republican who voted to impeach Trump
US makes biggest interest rate rise in almost 30 years

16 June
Leaders of France, Germany and Italy arrive in Kyiv
France wants victory for Ukraine to include Crimea

17 June
China launches third, most advanced aircraft carrier

18 June
Putin condemns ‘mad and thoughtless’ Western sanctions
Putin declares end of ‘the era of the unipolar world’

19 June
NATO warns of a long war in Ukraine

20 June
Macron loses majority in split French vote

21 June
Gun control bill clears first Senate hurdle

22 June
China sends dozens of warplanes into skies near Taiwan
Japan tracks eight Russian and Chinese warships near its territory

23 June
More villages fall to Russia in E-Ukraine
Supreme Court ruling expands US gun rights

24 June
EU awards Ukraine candidate status
US Supreme Court overturns Roe V. Wade

25 June
Biden slams Supreme Court for its anti-abortion ruling

26 June
Russia takes Severodonetsk

27 June
Tide turns against Ukraine in east

28 June
West pushes Russia into its first foreign debt default since 1918

29 June
US to ramp up military presence across Europe

30 June
China’s President Xi arrives in Hong Kong for handover anniversary