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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 …

China slaps sanctions on U.S. NGOs

China is introducing sanctions against a number of U.S. non-governmental organisations, including Human Rights Watch in retaliation for a U.S. bill banning the export of crowd control weapons to Hong Kong police and supporting demonstrators in …

U.S. imposes sanctions on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey over its military operation in northeastern Syria, U.S. secretary of state Michael Pompeo said. The order is …

U.S. sanctions Lebanese bank over ties to Hezbollah

The United States announced sanctions on a Lebanese bank with ties to Hezbollah yesterday. The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions on Jammal Trust Bank and its subsidiaries, which it accused of knowingly facilitating …

U.S. prohibited from providing any credit to Russia

The second round of U.S. sanctions against Russia related to the Skripal case took effect today. According to a notice by the State Department, the latest round of sanctions prohibits U.S. banks from making any loan or providing …

Russia earns nearly $1 bln thanks to U.S. sanctions

U.S. oil sanctions against Iran and Venezuela increased demand for oil from Russia, which allowed Russian exporters to earn at least $905 million in additional revenues between November and July, according to Bloomberg’s calculations. …