anti-Russian sanctions

Ten more years of sanctions

Sanctions against Russia are likely to stay in place for at least the next 10 years, the country’s second-largest oil company has said, at a time of sharply deteriorating relations between Moscow and the west, Financial Times …

Sberbank withdraws from Europe

Russia's Sberbank plans to leave the market of certain European countries due to sanctions imposed on it, Sberbank CEO and Chairman of the Board German Gref said.

Australia extends sanctions against Russia

The Government of Australia has extended financial sanctions against Russia. According to the Australian authorities, Russia's policy poses a threat to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, the Australian Foreign …

German and Austrian MPs plan to visit Crimea forum

A joint delegation of German and Austrian parliamentarians will visit Crimea next spring to attend the Yalta International Economic Forum. It will be the first visit paid by Bundestag members to the peninsula after its reunion with …

Russia's Oreshkin: ruble to be stable despite sanctions

Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said that he expected the ruble to be steady in 2018-2020 despite Western sanctions and an expected decline in oil prices, RIA Novosti reported. The rouble firmed 6% so far this year to 57.73 …

Medvedev: Russian economy starts to grow

Russia's economy has adapted to external pressures and sanctions, starting to grow, the country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that these positive trends need to be maintained and strengthened. …