Russia's incursion in Ukraine provoked energy export sanctions.

Despite sanctions and commitments to quit purchasing Russian crude, oil output has exceeded forecasts.

Russia's oil output surpassed records in August, and Greek ships helped Moscow enter foreign markets.

Russia's oil exports has exceeded predictions six months into the Ukraine war.

"Russia sells most of its petroleum via foreign-owned oil ships.

Greek-owned oil tankers moved ability to deliver Russian oil, boosting August 2022 shipments "According to Brooks.

Refinitiv Eikon through Reuters stated that Greece has become a ship-to-ship (STS) hub for Russian oil.

Russia still manages to sell a good amount of oil , thanks to the world's biggest commodity merchants backing Putin's military machine.

Ship monitoring and port data show that Vitol, Glencore, Gunvor, and Trafigura continue to import Russian oil and commodities, including diesel.

Switzerland is to fault. Swiss commodity corporations trade the biggest chunk of Russian raw materials.