anti-Russian sanctions

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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 …

Tusk: EU may extend anti-Russia sanctions

The European Union may extend its existing economic sanctions on Russia next month over Moscow’s actions against Ukraine’s navy in the Sea of Azov, European Council President Donald Tusk said. …

 Wast launches new attack on Russia

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution condemning Russia's "provocative actions" in the Kerch Strait. The resolution was introduced by Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Chris …

Putin: anti-Russia sanctions hit Europe

The anti-Russia sanctions hit Europe, leading to cutting of more than 400,000 jobs there, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the "Russia calling!" VTB Capital Investment Forum. "The lack of …

 Russia takes part in creating euro-SWIFT

Russia is taking part in developing a European counterpart of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT), the European Commission’s press service said. According to the EC's spokesperson, the …

Will new U.S. sanctions on Russia be postponed?

U.S. Congress is unlikely to pass legislation imposing new anti-Russia sanctions before the end of this year. "We don’t have very much time," Republican John Cornyn of Texas said. "It’s going …