Russian sanctions

Russia bars more top EU officials in response to sanctions

Russia bars more top EU officials in response to sanctions

Russia said on Thursday it had greatly expanded the number of European Union officials, lawmakers, public figures and journalists barred from Russia for allegedly being responsible for sanctions and stoking anti-Russian feelings. …

Anti-Russia sanctions could become a trap for the West

Anti-Russia sanctions could become a trap for the West

The sanctions imposed by the United States and its allies against Russia will soon lead Western countries to fall into the trap themselves, The Guardian writes. "Russia’s importance to the globe goes beyond its size as the …

Russia to deprive U.S. of Russian oil?

Russia to deprive U.S. of Russian oil?

U.S. President Joe Biden announced a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports. The latest sanctions are likely to push up oil prices - resulting in even higher prices at the pump. Brent crude was up $1.68, or 1.3%, at $129.66 a …

Russia to respond asymmetrically to Western sanctions

Russia to respond asymmetrically to Western sanctions

Russia has always responded symmetrically to Western sanctions, but an asymmetric response is being prepared now. the Secretary of the General Council of the party "United Russia" Andrei Turchak announced this on Tuesday. …

Putin assesses losses of Europe and Russiafrom sanctions

Putin assesses losses of Europe and Russiafrom sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia and Europe both have endured losses as a result of the sanctions standoff, but the losses that Europe has encountered are far more serious in some respects. …

Kremlin: Russia never initiates sanctions 

Kremlin: Russia never initiates sanctions 

Russia was not the initiator of the sanctions exchange, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. According to him, this counter-sanctions is a necessary measure. "Every cloud has a silver lining, so …

 Vladimir Putin cancels some measures against Turkey

Vladimir Putin cancels some measures against Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree "On the abolition of some special economic measures against the Turkish Republic." The document was published on the official website of legal …

Putin: Russia has no plans to impose sanctions on Georgia

Putin: Russia has no plans to impose sanctions on Georgia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said there is no need to impose sanctions on Tbilisi, out of respect for the Georgian people. He does not see it necessary to demand a criminal case was launched against the …

Kremlin: no decision yet on sanctions against Georgia

Kremlin: no decision yet on sanctions against Georgia

The Kremlin has noted Russian lawmakers’ tough and unanimous stance on anti-Russian provocations in Georgia, but the country’s leadership has not made a decision on economic measures against Tbilisi yet, Russian presidential spokesman …

"Moscow and Washington not only can but must cooperate"

"Moscow and Washington not only can but must cooperate"

Russian President Vladimir Putin received U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at his Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi yesterday. Prior to the meeting, Pompeo held talks with Russian Foreign Minister …

 Russia bans oil exports to Ukraine

Russia bans oil exports to Ukraine

The Russian government has banned exports of Russian oil and petroleum products to Ukraine, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. "[The Russian government] bans exports of Russian oil and petroleum products …

 Russia imposes New Year sanctions on Ukraine

Russia imposes New Year sanctions on Ukraine

Russia introduced a ban on import of a number of goods from Ukraine. The corresponding decree was signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. According to the government press service, the signed decree introduces …