US sanctions

Novak: Nord Stream 2 to be completed thanks to EU support

U.S. sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline are blatant protectionism aimed at advancing its liquefied natural gas on the European market, but the EU countries understand this and support the project, and thanks to this it will be …

U.S. House overrides Trump veto on defense policy bill

The U.S. House voted Monday to override Donald Trump’s veto of a $740.5 billion defense policy bill. If the Senate follows suit as expected in the waning days of Trump’s presidency, it will be the first time one of his vetoes has been …

U.S. considers sanctions on seven Belarusians

The United States is considering imposing sanctions on seven Belarusians it believes were involved in falsifying the results of the Aug. 9 election and in violence against peaceful protesters, a senior State Department official said. …

U.S. imposes Syria-related sanctions on six individuals

The United States blacklisted senior Syrian government officials and leaders of several Syrian military units as Washington continues to impose sanctions aimed at cutting off funds for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. …

U.S. considers oil strike against Belarus?

The United States would consider the possibility of introducing sanctions against Belarus due to the current events in the republic, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "Oh, I’m sure we’ll look at each of …

U.S. senators take aim at German port over Nord Stream 2

Three U.S. senators have issued a dire warning to operators of a small German port, threatening them with “crushing” sanctions for allegedly providing supplies to Russian vessels involved in a pipeline project the United States …