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U.S. lifts sanctions from Rusal, En+, EuroSibEnergo

The U.S. Department of Treasury lifted sanctions imposed earlier on Rusal, En+ and EuroSibEnergo, it said yesterday in a statement. "The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today lifted …

Russia’s GRU chief sanctioned by EU over Skripal case

The European Union has imposed sanctions on the Head and Deputy Head of Russia’s GRU military intelligence service over the Skripal poisoning case, as part of the EU’s new round of restrictive measures against individuals thought to …

Italy opposes punitive anti-Russian sanctions

Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi described the EU anti-Russian sanctions as transitional measure, which shouldn't become a permanent punitive instrument. "Our Constitution imposes an …

U.S. starts lifting anti-Russian sanctions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is set to remove Russian companies Rusal, En+ and Eurosibenergo (ESE) from its sanctions blacklist, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. "En+, …

U.S. Senate blocks bill on new anti-Russia sanctions

The U.S. Senate have prevented consideration of a bill on new sanctions against Moscow and Tehran over helping the Syrian government. The bill called 'Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act' seeks to …

Jean-Pierre Thomas appointed Rusal board chairman

Russia's aluminium company Rusal appointed independent non-executive director Jean-Pierre Thomas as its new chairman as part of an agreed restructuring in exchange for the lifting of U.S. sanctions. Jean-Pierre …

Chizhov: Russia-EU trade steadily growing

The volume of trade between Russia and the European Union (EU) has been steadily growing since the beginning of 2017 despite mutual sanctions introduced almost five years ago, said Russian ambassador to the EU Vladimir …

EU extends economic sanctions against Russia

The European Union extended its economic sanctions against Russia, European Council President Donald Tusk said during summit of the bloc's leaders he was chairing in Brussels. "EU unanimously prolongs economic …