anti-Russian sanctions

 Trump’s lifting of sanctions on Russia wouldn’t do harm

Trump’s lifting of sanctions on Russia wouldn’t do harm

Washington does not equally apply the same rules to all states when it comes to international law

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern, made an appeal to review the sanctions against Russia. According to him, such measures have not led to an improvement in the situation on the key contentious issues, Bloomberg reports. The EU must …

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

A week before the US national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times …

Half of Russians feel unaffected by Western sanctions - poll

Half of Russians feel unaffected by Western sanctions - poll

Almost a half of Russian people (46%) believe they are not economically affected by the consequences of sanctions imposed by Western countries on Russia, a survey by the Moscow-based Public Opinion Foundation (FOM) revealed. At the same …

Mogherini expresses doubt about Trump#039s commitment to sanctions policy

Mogherini expresses doubt about Trump's commitment to sanctions policy

The European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, signaled doubt about Donald Trump's commitment to U.S. policy towards Russia. Republicans and Democrats in Congress have expressed …

Merkel: Sanctions against Russia cannot yet be lifted

Merkel: Sanctions against Russia cannot yet be lifted

Following talks with Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, German leader Angela Merkel said sanctions against Moscow over the ongoing conflict Ukraine cannot yet be lifted. "The situation …

Alexander Gusev: US foreign policy to become very tough

Alexander Gusev: "US foreign policy to become very tough"

The Director of the Institute of Strategic Planning and Forecasting on Washington's intention to "drive a wedge" between Moscow and Tehran

Boris Johnson: London to keep pushing on Russia

Boris Johnson: London to keep pushing on Russia

The United Kingdom will keep pushing for the preservation of the anti-Russia sanctions, the country's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said. "The UK will be insisting that there is no case for relaxation of the …

EU plans to extend anti-Russian sanctions for six months

EU plans to extend anti-Russian sanctions for six months

The European Union plans to renew asset freezes and travel bans against key allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin who are accused of destabilizing Ukraine, at a time when Donald Trump is weighing warmer ties …

Washington: sanctions to remain until Crimea returns to Ukraine

Washington: sanctions to remain until Crimea returns to Ukraine

The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley offered a strong condemnation of Russia in her first appearance at the UN Security Council on Thursday, calling on Moscow to de-escalate violence in eastern Ukraine and saying that US …

White House: sanctions on Russia#039s FSB have not been eased

White House: sanctions on Russia's FSB have not been eased

US President Donald Trump hasn't eased sanctions against Russia, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. Spicer was asked at a press briefing about a document signed by the acting …

America eases sanctions against Russian Federal Security Service

America eases sanctions against Russian Federal Security Service

The US authorities eased sanctions against Russia’s Federal Security Service. Such information is contained in the General License No. 1 posted on Thursday by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the US Treasury Department ...

Yuri Rogulyov: Security to be major issue in Russian-US relations

Yuri Rogulyov: "Security to be major issue in Russian-US relations"

The director of the Roosevelt Fund of Study of the US on the developing of relations between Moscow and Washington after the presidents spoke by phone

What will happen to ruble without US sanctions?

What will happen to ruble without US sanctions?

If the US eases the sanctions, the Russian currency would appreciate 5% to 10%, according to 27 economists surveyed by Bloomberg, with 41% of respondents predicting a gain of 1% to 5%. However, the probability that the US president …

 Will US lift anti-Russian sanctions after defeating ISIS?

Will US lift anti-Russian sanctions after defeating ISIS?

The joint fight of Washington and Moscow against ISIS is the first step towards lifting the sanctions against Russia, the White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. According to him, there is an area in which …

What#039s eating Trump, Putin, Hollande, Merkel, May, Rouhani and Abe?

What's eating Trump, Putin, Hollande, Merkel, May, Rouhani and Abe?

Cooperation in Ukraine would represent stark turn in US policy

Trump avoids topic of sanctions in conversation with Putin

Trump avoids topic of sanctions in conversation with Putin

The matter of US-imposed sanctions on Russia didn’t come up during US President Donald Trump’s first phone call with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the White House spokesman Sean …

Trump on lifting anti-Russian sanctions: it#039s too early

Trump on lifting anti-Russian sanctions: it's too early

At the moment it's still too early to talk about lifting of sanctions against Russia, US President Donald Trump said at a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May. …

 Peskov: Russian unaware of Trump#039s possible plans to lift sanctions

Peskov: Russian unaware of Trump's possible plans to lift sanctions

Russia is unaware of possible plans of the administration of the new US president, Donald Trump, to lift anti-Russian sanctions, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "No, I do not know …

Trump preparing decree to lift anti-Russian sanctions - media

Trump preparing decree to lift anti-Russian sanctions - media

The administration of the new US president, Donald Trump, is drafting a decree to ease anti-Russian sanctions, Politico reporter Susan Glasser said. "Hearing Trump world has text of order …

Alexey Fenenko: Davos diverged from reality long time ago

Alexey Fenenko: "Davos diverged from reality long time ago"

The Associate Professor of the Department of International Security of the Faculty of World Politics of Moscow State University on the new international trends in politics and economics

Alexei Mukhin: World as it existed destroyed

Alexei Mukhin: "World as it existed destroyed"

The director of the Center for Political Information on the new international trends in politics and economics

Brussels to decide on abolition of EU sanctions against Russia after Moscow complies with Minsk agreements

Brussels to decide on abolition of EU sanctions against Russia after Moscow complies with Minsk agreements

The decision on cancellation of European sanctions against Russia will be taken not in Washington, but in Brussels, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and European Commission Vice President Federica …

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 …