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EU leaders extend economic sanctions against Russia

EU leaders have given a go-ahead for further extension of economic sanctions against Russia for another six months after the Christmas, a European diplomatic source said after a Brussels summit on Thursday. "The leaders heard a …

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US preparing 'black swan' for Russian sovereign debt

Extended US sanctions on Russia that cause foreign investors to pull out of its bond markets is a potential 'black swan' for 2018 that could trigger big ruble falls, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) said in a note. BAML …

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Trump approves new sanctions against Russia

The US Commerce Department will impose sanctions on Russian companies that have provided technology to help develop the new weapon outlawed by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Sputnik reported citing Politico. US …

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EU slaps sanctions on Sevastopol top official

The European Union has slapped a travel ban and asset freeze on the top official in Russia's Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov. The EU said that Ovsyannikov was added to a list of those accused of "actions …

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 US to impose sanctions against Russia and its partners

The law on new sanctions imposed by the US against Russia obliges the US authorities to ensure that Russian citizens and those companies that are already under sanctions do not receive assistance from foreign citizens and companies. As …

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Will Austria lift anti-Russian sanctions?

Austria may start working to mitigate or abolish European sanctions against Russia. Heinz-Christian Strache, chairman of the far-right Austrian Freedom Party (FPO), who is involved in the formation of the new government, …

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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 …

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