Russia and the EU

Is Russia ready to use euros in trade?

Russia is ready to use euros rather than US dollars in foreign trade if the European Union declares its stance against expansion of the US anti-Russian sanctions, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said, speaking at the St. …

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Russia may impose sanctions on US exports

Russia and Japan have warned they could retaliate against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium by imposing sanctions worth almost $1 billion combined, filings published by the World Trade Organization showed. Russia said the U.S. plan …

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EU extends rights sanctions on Iran

The European Union extended sanctions on Iran over human rights violations today, the Council of the European Union said. The EU extended the only remaining sanctions it has against Iran, related to human rights violations, by a year …

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 Russia expels European diplomats

Russia is expelling European diplomats as a tit-for-tat response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats in solidarity with the United Kingdom in connection with the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence officer Sergei Skripal in …

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Lavrov: US blackmails whole world

The decision by some Western countries to expel Russian diplomats comes as the result of a colossal blackmail campaign and pressure from the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "The …

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US and Europe deal new diplomatic blow to Russia

US authorities have decided to expel 60 Russian diplomats and close the Russian consulate in Seattle, an administration official said at a special briefing today. "Today President Donald Trump ordered the …

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London starts to arrest Russian capital

The United Kingdom intends to take action against Russian capital of dubious origin, Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said. According to Williamson, there are already warrants for the arrest of Russian finances …

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EU recalls Moscow envoy over Skripal case

The European Union is recalling its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over the nerve gas attack against a former spy in Britain earlier this month, reinforcing a united stand with Prime Minister Theresa May against …

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