Factbox-Who is buying Russian crude oil and who has stopped

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(Reuters) – Here is the response by countries regarding purchases of Russian oil since the war in Ukraine started on Feb. 24 and how companies have acted. COUNTRIES’ RESPONSES Australia, Britain, Canada and the United States have imposed outright bans on Russian oil purchases but the 27 members of the European Union have not been able to agree on the embargo. The bloc is leaning toward a ban on imports of Russian oil by the end of the year as part of a sixth package of sanctions against Russia. Germany, the EU’s largest economy, said it would be able to weather an EU embargo on Russian oil imp…

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