Russian sanctions

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Russia imposes counter-sanctions regime

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on countermeasures against unfriendly actions of the United States and other foreign countries. The document was posted on the official Internet portal of legal information. …

Russia passes law on counter-sanctions

Russia’s State Duma has passed the final third reading of a law on counter-sanctions against the US and other unfriendly states. The law stipulates that the Russian president may provide the government with the right to impose …

 Russia removes restrictions on Turkish tomatoes

Russia will allow imports of tomatoes from all Turkish producers from May 1, not only those that were included in the list of earlier approved exporters, the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) …

Russia may end supplies of rocket engines to US

Russia will suspend supplies of rocket engines to the United States in case if a relevant decision is taken by the country’s leadership, but such decision has not been made yet, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin …

Russia and Turkey to nullify trade sanctions

Russia and Turkey have settled almost all the issues on the lifting of trade restrictions, the problem will be fully resolved before the meeting of the Russian-Turkish intergovernmental commission in Kazan, which is scheduled for October 20, the …

Turkey condemns US over its sanctions on Russia

Turkey does not approve sanctions imposed on Russia by the EU and the US, the country's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said, urging both sides to resolve their issues through dialogue and political …

Russia - US diplomatic clinch: where is way out?

Washington expressed its regret over Moscow's decision to cut the US diplomatic presence in Russia,  a representative of the Department of State said. "The Russian government has demanded the U.S. Mission to Russia …

Russia's patience run out

Russian Foreign Ministry's retaliatory measures taken against the adoption of a bill that toughens anti-Russian sanctions by the US Congress cannot be considered symmetrical and sufficient: this is only the first stage of adequate and …

 Russian embargo extended to end of 2018

The Russian government extended the embargo on certain types of food from countries that had imposed sanctions on Russia in line with the presidential decree, according to a document, published on the Russian government’s website. …