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Sanctions

The US-EU-Russia sanctions puzzle
Whatever Russia does, doubt does not even enter the equation. The answer is sanctions. So here we go again. The US Treasury-EU latest sanction package targets Russian banking, the energy industry and the defense industry.

17.09.2014 10:25

New Canadian sanctions ‘unacceptable’ - Moscow
Canada has expanded its sanctions against Russia to include the country’s largest lender Sberbank, and five other companies, as well as five individuals. Russia plans to retaliate against the measures.

17.09.2014 08:34

Aeroflot launches new low-cost carrier to replace sanctioned Dobrolet
Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot has set up a new low-cost subsidiary called Budget Carrier.

16.09.2014 11:48

First Arctic project unaffected by sanctions – Gazprom Neft chief
Newly sanctioned Gazprom Neft plans to continue offshore oil extraction in its Prirazlomnoye Arctic field as planned, and will reach peak oil production by 2021, First Deputy CEO Vadim Yakovlev said.

15.09.2014 13:40

Finland to continue with Rosatom nuclear project, despite sanctions - Prime Minister
Finland will not drop its plans to construct a nuclear power plant with Russia’s Rosatom. The project “will not shake Finland’s reputation” and “shouldn’t be mixed with politics,” Prime Minister Alexander Strubb told Radio Suomi.

15.09.2014 11:36

Sanctions against Russia could spur $150 oil – Former BP chief
Western sanctions against Russia, coupled with ongoing political instability in Libya and the advance of ISIS militants in Iraq, could leave the global oil supply exposed and push up oil prices to $150 per barrel, former BP chief Tony Hayward has warned.

15.09.2014 08:06

Dutch stage massive tomato fight with excess produce unwelcome in Russia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
In an exotic protest against the sanctions strife between the EU and Russia, hundreds of Dutch pelted each other with around 200,000 forbidden tomatoes in the heart of Amsterdam, not far from the city’s Royal Palace.

14.09.2014 17:17

‘New sanctions on Russia are part of NATO’s military agenda’
Sanctions imposed on Russia by the US and the EU are a part of a larger military agenda agreed by NATO in a summit 2014, Michel Chossudovsky, of the Centre for Research and Globalisation, told RT, calling such a strategy economic and financial warfare.

08.04.2014 03:26

​Mistral of discord: Russian sailors test-sail warship that Paris may withhold
A 400-strong Russian crew is manning a French-built Mistral-class warship as it conducts sea trials. It comes after Paris announced the possible cancellation of the contract due to the conflict in Ukraine.

13.09.2014 11:05

Russia to appeal against US, EU sanctions to WTO
Russia considers the latest round of Western sanctions illegal and is ready to appeal against them to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Russian Economy Minister Aleksey Ulyukaev told reporters on Friday.

12.09.2014 19:34

Russia slams US sanctions, says counter-measures 'won't take long'
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has slammed the latest round of US sanctions over Ukraine as “another hostile move.” Moscow said that this will not change the country’s position, and added that imposing “counter-sanctions will not take long.”

12.09.2014 18:17

Russia may restrict import of Western cars, clothes in new sanctions tit-for-tat
Imports of Western cars and clothes into Russia could be restricted as part of a second round of “retaliatory” measures prepared in response to the sanctions against Moscow, says presidential aide Andrey Belousov.

12.09.2014 08:22

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