# 2022 russian invasion of ukraine
US Hypocrisy: Imports of Russian Oil Increased by 43% in the Last Week
Imports of Russian Oil Increased by 43%Imports of Russian Oil Increased by 43%. As Russian Security Council Deputy Secretary Mikhail Popov revealed on Sunday, the United States has raised its crude oil imports from Russia by 43 percent, or 100,000 barrels per day, during the past week.
The events that led to Russian invasion of Ukraine
In 1991, the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), also known as the Soviet Union, got divided into 15 different countries. The biggest among those countries was Russia. Ukraine was also among those countries that got separated from the Soviet Union.