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EU reveals  sixth sanction package

EU reveals sixth sanction package

The head of EU diplomacy Josep Borrell said that the sixth package of European sanctions against the Russian Federation will include disconnecting new banks from SWIFT, as well as sanctions "for disinformation" and restrictions on oil …

Russian Mir card may be recognized in Iran

Russian Mir card may be recognized in Iran

Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said that Tehran is discussing with Moscow the Mir payment system recognition. "This issue is on the agenda, which we are discussing with our Russian colleagues," RIA Novosti quoted …

Sanctioned Russian banks to be cut from SWIFT on March 12

Sanctioned Russian banks to be cut from SWIFT on March 12

The European Union has disconnected from the SWIFT interbank payment system seven Russian banks, including VTB, Rossiya, Otkritie, Novikombank, Promsvyazbank, Sovcombank and VEB.RF. Relevant regulations were posted in the EU Official …

EU excludes seven Russian banks from SWIFT

EU excludes seven Russian banks from SWIFT

The European Union is excluding seven Russian banks from the SWIFT messaging system that underpins global transactions as part of its sanctions over Russia's special operation in Ukraine, the EU official journal said on Wednesday. …

China opposes sanctions after SWIFT ban on Russian banks

China opposes sanctions after SWIFT ban on Russian banks

China's foreign ministry on Monday reiterated its opposition to the use of what it calls illegal and unilateral sanctions, after Western countries moved to block some Russian banks from the SWIFT international payments system. …

G7 to cut some Russian banks from SWIFT

G7 to cut some Russian banks from SWIFT

Group of Seven (G7) leaders said that western allies had decided to cut off “certain Russian banks” from the worldwide interbanking communication system called SWIFT. The statement, in a joint declaration published by the …

Why Europe decided no to exclude Russia from SWIFT

Why Europe decided no to exclude Russia from SWIFT

Europe’s reluctance to compromise on its energy supplies has for now taken one of the most impactful measures off the list of international sanctions against Russia over its operation in Ukraine

U.S. preparing sanctions against Putin - report

U.S. preparing sanctions against Putin - report

U.S. senior Democratic senators will today unveil a new package of sanctions to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin if Moscow engages in hostilities against Ukraine, reads the legislation, obtained by The Washington Post in advance of its …

U.S. weighs new banking sanctions against Russia - report

U.S. weighs new banking sanctions against Russia - report

The U.S. and European allies are weighing sanctions targeting Russia’s biggest banks and the country’s ability to convert rubles for dollars and other foreign currencies should Russia invade Ukraine, Bloomberg reported citing people …