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U.S. may lift some of anti-Russia sanctions if...

U.S. may lift some of anti-Russia sanctions if...

U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said said that "it is not a foregone conclusion" that the US will lift sanctions on Russia if it reaches a diplomatic agreement with Ukraine.  “A lot of …

U.S. targets Russia's technology sector in fresh sanctions

U.S. targets Russia's technology sector in fresh sanctions

The United States on Thursday imposed fresh sanctions on Russia, targeting the technology sector. The Treasury Department imposed sanctions on 21 entities and 13 people, including Joint Stock Company Mikron, Russia's largest …

China threatens countermeasures against U.S. restrictions

China threatens countermeasures against U.S. restrictions

China has urged the U.S. to immediately revoke sanctions on Chinese officials related to visa restrictions, warning that otherwise the country will respond with countermeasures, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on …

Belarus targeted with dozens of U.S. sanctions

Belarus targeted with dozens of U.S. sanctions

The U.S. administration on Thursday imposed sanctions on dozens of Belarusian individuals and entities in response to Minsk allowing the country to be a staging ground for Russia’s operation in Ukraine. The sanctions target …

West freezes assets of Russian banks

West freezes assets of Russian banks

Leaders of western states and governments imposed a number of sanctions against Russia on Thursday over the military operation in Ukraine. Britain on Thursday has announced further sanctions targeting Russian banks, companies, …

Antonov: US sanctions not to revise Russia's foreign policy

Antonov: US sanctions not to revise Russia's foreign policy

The sanctions against Russia announced by the US administration on Tuesday will hit hard the global financial and energy markets, with average American citizens feeling the consequences as well, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly …

Biden: U.S. introduces new sanctions against Russia

Biden: U.S. introduces new sanctions against Russia

Washington introduces new sanctions against Russia and will tighten them depending on Moscow’s actions towards Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden said. "Over the last few months we have coordinated closely with our NATO allies …

U.S. preparing sanctions on Russia’s Sberbank, VTB

U.S. preparing sanctions on Russia’s Sberbank, VTB

The U.S. is ready to impose sanctions against Russian banks Sberbank and VTB if necessary, a high-ranked representative of the U.S. administration told a briefing on the U.S’ new sanctions imposed against Moscow. "Let me be …

Biden aims to quash Nord Stream 2 sanctions - report

Biden aims to quash Nord Stream 2 sanctions - report

The Biden administration has been quietly lobbying Democratic allies on Capitol Hill to nix sanctions on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline that are included in the must-pass annual defense bill, Foreign Policy reported. …

U.S. to keep imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2

U.S. to keep imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2

The United States is set to continue imposing sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project in accordance with the Protecting European Energy Security Act (PEESA), US Department of State spokesperson Ned Price said. …

Maas doesn't rule out new Nord Stream 2 sanctions

Maas doesn't rule out new Nord Stream 2 sanctions

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas believes that it is early to dismiss the possibility of new U.S. sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Bloomberg reported.  According to the report, Maas underlined that neither American …