anti-Russian sanctions

Russian economy needs revolutionary reforms

Russian economy needs revolutionary reforms

Kudrin does well to make the case for change in geopolitical terms

Donald Trump Gives Some in Europe the Jitters

Donald Trump Gives Some in Europe the Jitters

European leaders have alternately welcomed and condemned remarks made by President-elect

Peskov: Russians eat goods of domestic production instead of snow

Peskov: Russians eat goods of domestic production instead of snow

Russians do not need to eat snow, because they have delicious goods of domestic production, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on the statement of Trump's advisor Anthony …

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

No talks between the US and Russia on reducing nuclear potentials are in progress at the moment, the Russian presidential spokesman …

Obama extends anti-Russian sanctions

Obama extends anti-Russian sanctions

Outgoing US President Barack Obama ordered to extend for one more year punitive measures against Russia imposed in March, 2014 for its actions in Crimea and Ukraine, APA reports quoting sputniknews. …

Trump doesn#039t plan to lift anti-Russian sanctions immediately

Trump doesn't plan to lift anti-Russian sanctions immediately

US president-elect Donald Trump says he does not plan to immediately lift sanctions imposed by the Obama administration on Russia. Speaking in a Friday interview with The Wall Street Journal, Trump said he would keep the late December sanctions ...

Pushkov: Russia#039s return to PACE depends on abolition of EU sanctions

Pushkov: Russia's return to PACE depends on abolition of EU sanctions

Senator Alexey Pushkov said that the return of Russian delegation to PACE may happen if the anti-Russian sanctions of the European Union will be abolished. "When Brussels will decide to move away from anti-Russian …

Will US impose sanctions against whole world?

Will US impose sanctions against whole world?

New US sanctions, proposed by the US senators, would damage the global economy, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "No doubt, such restrictions will deal additional damage both to bilateral relations …

Details of US Senate#039s sanctions against Russia revealed

Details of US Senate's sanctions against Russia revealed

Senior US Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to impose a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine. According to a preliminary summary of …

 US Congress warns of stronger sanctions on Russia

US Congress warns of stronger sanctions on Russia

The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, California Rep. Adam Schiff, said that there will be a stronger push for US sanctions against Russia if President-electDonald Trump moves to …

 Expelled Russian Diplomats leave Washington

Expelled Russian Diplomats leave Washington

Russian diplomats who were expelled by order of US President Barack Obama have left Washington for Moscow, Russia's embassy in the US said. "The plane has taken off," a spokesman for Russia's embassy …

 Maria Zakharova: Obama#039s last move debases his own people

Maria Zakharova: Obama's last move debases his own people

US President Barack Obama disparaged his own country and people when he decided to expel Russian diplomats in the waning days of his term, a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, …

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

In the case of Syria peace drive Moscow is at centre of decision making while US is out in the cold

Obama announces his last sanctions against Russia

Obama announces his last sanctions against Russia

US President Barack Obama administration announced its last measures against Russia on Thursday in retaliation for what US officials have characterized as interference in this fall’s presidential election, ordering the …

Ukraine#039s National Security Council approves new anti-Russian sanctions

Ukraine's National Security Council approves new anti-Russian sanctions

Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has approved new sanctions against Russian nationals and entities, extending the existing anti-Russian restrictions for one year, NSDC press service said Thursday, Sputnik …

Russia#039s Economy Goes Out Of Recession

Russia's Economy Goes Out Of Recession

It can surprise next year by accelerating growth to 1.5%

U.S.#039s foreign policy fantasy landed Turkey with a massive bill

U.S.'s foreign policy fantasy landed Turkey with a massive bill

Turkey has been conducting foreign policy by basing it on its own national interests and the new regional situation

US extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

US extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Seven Russian individuals, eight entities and two vessels have been added to the US sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, the US Treasury Department said in a statement. The Treasury also named 26 subsidiaries of Russian Agricultural …

Andrei Baklanov: We must strengthen anti-terrorist cooperation with Turkey

Andrei Baklanov: "We must strengthen anti-terrorist cooperation with Turkey"

Deputy chairman of the Association of Russian Diplomats on causes and effects of the first assassination of ambassador in the history of modern Russia

EU formally extends Russia sanctions

EU formally extends Russia sanctions

The European Union extended economic sanctions against Russia by six months on Monday after completing the legislative process for a decision endorsed last week by national leaders at an EU summit. Sanctions introduced in July 2014 will …

Trump supporter: sanctions on Russia should be lifted

Trump supporter: sanctions on Russia should be lifted

A Donald Trump supporter and former Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston suggested that Western sanctions on Russia over Ukraine could be lifted. "Among the many questions the businesses asked ... they had a …

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

The sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis will be extended for an additional six months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said following the EU summit. Merkel explained …

EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc's main economic sanctions against Russia over Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said, Reuters reported. The decision was expected and the formal process to …

Kosachev says current EU is caravan moving with speed of  slowest camel

Kosachev says current EU is caravan moving with speed of slowest camel

By speaking in favor of extending anti-Russian sanctions at the EU summit, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel demonstrated the loss of leading positions in the European Union, …

EU sanctions on Russia to be extended for six months

EU sanctions on Russia to be extended for six months

The European Union will prolong sanctions against Russia for six more months by the end of 2016, a high-ranking EU official said ahead of the bloc’s summit. "Not one of EU countries has voiced concern over a possible …

Merkel and Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia

Merkel and Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they want to extend sanctions against Russia due to a lack of progress in implementing a ceasefire deal. Merkel, speaking …

The effectiveness and future of Western sanctions on Russia

The effectiveness and future of Western sanctions on Russia

Will the US and EU renew these sanctions before they expire early next year?

Mogherini: no EU member state asked for anti-Russian sanctions over Syria

Mogherini: no EU member state asked for anti-Russian sanctions over Syria

No member state of the European Union asked for sanctions against Russia over the situation in Syria at the EU Foreign Affairs Council on Monday, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said, Sputnik reports. …

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia

The European Union will extend by six months its main economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine after the bloc's leaders meet in Brussels on Dec. 15, diplomatic sources and officials said, Reuters reported. The …

Will Trump recognize Crimea?

Will Trump recognize Crimea?

Foreign-policy adviser to US president-elect Donald Trump, Carter Page, said that the new US leadership would be able to take advantage of new possibilities to overcome misinformation in decision-making on …