[AP] Russia says it will cut back operations near Ukraine capital

[Reuters] Russia promises to scale down operations; Ukraine proposes neutrality

[Reuters] Russian supply chains next in line for sanctions, deputy U.S. treasury secretary says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Jump on Optimism for Ukraine-Russia Talks: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Retreats Sharply as Russia Signals De-Escalation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wheat and Corn Sink as Russia Signals Pullback in Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Pivots Toward Jumbo Hikes After Being Slammed as Too Slow

[Reuters] Biden budget plan seeks to add corporate buyback restrictions

[Reuters] Explainer: Yield curve flattening and inversion: What is the curve telling us?

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Faces Down Market Testing Limits of Yield Curve Control

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Xi Battles Distrust by Global Investors Burned in China Before

[Reuters] Shanghai tightens COVID lockdown on second day of curbs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shanghai Residents Confined to Home as Lockdown Intensifies

[Reuters] Explainer: Omicron ‘stealth’ COVID variant BA.2 now dominant globally

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Debt Crisis Grips Russia’s Most-Loyal Ally as Dollar Bonds Dive

[Bloomberg] Russia Says Cutting Some Military Ops in Ukraine ‘De-Escalation’

[WSJ] Chinese Developers’ Accounts Under Scrutiny as More Auditors Resign

[WSJ] Shanghai Lockdown Experiment Begins as Officials Race to Clear Covid-19

[NYT] New Supply Chain Risk: 22,000 Dockworkers Who May Soon Strike

[FT] Corporate US broadens pay rises in face of galloping inflation

[FT] Zelensky inspires Taiwan to update defence plans against China invasion

[FT] China’s patchy vaccine campaign leaves elderly at risk