Ukraine mobilised for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour in Moscow's biggest confrontation with the West since the Cold War.
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Brent and US crude oil rallied more than $2 per barrel to multi-month highs on Monday, lifted by rising tension in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour.
Russia is the world's biggest oil producer and Ukrainian Prime
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday condemned Russia's "incredible act of aggression" in Ukraine and threatened "very serious repercussions" from the US and other countries, including sanctions to isolate Russia economically.
"You just don'
Ukraine mobilised on Sunday for war and called up its reserves, after Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the Cold War.
Ukraine's security council ordered the general staff to immediately put all
Warren Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway posted a record profit in 2013, jumping 31 per cent over the previous year, the company said in its annual report.
Profit for the full year rose to $19.5 billion from $14.8 billion in 2012.
Net income rose to $4.