anti-Russian sanctions

Russia#039s reaction to new US sanctions

Russia's reaction to new US sanctions

Washington's decision to impose restrictive measures against a number of Russian companies causes disappointment, but the sanctions bring no serious problems to Russia, Russian Foreign ministry’s spokeswoman …

US sanctions 30 individuals, entities for ties with Iran, Syria and North Korea

US sanctions 30 individuals, entities for ties with Iran, Syria and North Korea

The United States sanctioned 30 individuals and entities in China, North Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week for supplying goods and services in support of Iran’s ballistic missile program and other …

Marine Le Pen: we reject diplomacy of sanctions and blackmail

Marine Le Pen: we reject diplomacy of sanctions and blackmail

French right-wing presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen criticized the anti-Russian sanctions and vowed to fight against 'black lists', while visiting Moscow. "As for the sanctions and my attitude towards …

Robert Fico: let’s cancel sanctions against Russia as they have not helped

Robert Fico: let’s cancel sanctions against Russia as they have not helped

The Chairman of the Government of Slovakia, Robert Fico, spoke today with an initiative to abolish the anti-Russian sanctions. ‘’The sanctions does not work anyone. Our problem today is not the Russian Federation - our main …

Matviyenko: Russia won#039t exchange Crimea for abolition of sanctions

Matviyenko: Russia won't exchange Crimea for abolition of sanctions

Russia won't exchange Crimea for abolition of sanctions, as some foreign media write, since Russia does not sell its territories, speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko said. She also noted that …

Zakharova: EU’s decision to prolong anti-Russian sanctions regrettable

Zakharova: EU’s decision to prolong anti-Russian sanctions regrettable

The Minsk Accords have failed to be implemented to this day through Kiev’s fault, so the EU Council’s decision to prolong sanctions against Russia is regrettable, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria …

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

The political turbulence roiling the European Union is making Russia look like a safe bet to bondholders

EU prolongs sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals

EU prolongs sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals

The European Union prolonged sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals and legal entities for six months until September 2017, the EU Council said today. "The assessment of the situation did not justify a change in the …

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told CNN about the key issues of the Russian-US relations. Peskov, who has been a spokesman and top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin for almost two decades, …

EU to Kiev: no new sanctions against Russia

EU to Kiev: no new sanctions against Russia

The EU Ambassador to Ukraine, Hugh Mingarelli, said today that there will be no new sanctions against Russia, answering the journalist's question about the EU's need to draft a new set of sanctions against the Russian Federation. …

EU to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months - source

EU to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months - source

The European Union will extend sanctions against Russia for another half a year starting March 15, a source in European diplomatic circles said. “The Council of Permanent Representatives of the EU member states will extend a …

Tillerson tells Ukrainian counterpart Russia sanctions to remain in place

Tillerson tells Ukrainian counterpart Russia sanctions to remain in place

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin that anti-Russia sanctions imposed over Moscow’s alleged involvement in the conflict …

Novak: Russian oil and gas sector grows despite US sanctions

Novak: Russian oil and gas sector grows despite US sanctions

Russia's oil and gas sector has grown despite sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union, Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said. "Despite the sanctions that were imposed on a number of …

Will Russian government find a way to use confiscated sanctioned products?

Will Russian government find a way to use confiscated sanctioned products?

In Russia, a ban can be imposed on the certain types of goods. This project was developed and submitted to the State Duma on the initiative of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of the Russian Federation. Thus, the sanctioned products and …

 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