anti-Russian sanctions

Switzerland lifts sanctions on Russian EuroChem

Switzerland lifts sanctions on Russian EuroChem

The Swiss authorities have lifted sanctions from one of the world's leading agrochemical companies Eurochem after Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko left the holding's board of directors, the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger …

Almost 1,000 US citizens banned from entering Russia

Almost 1,000 US citizens banned from entering Russia

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs published on its official website a national stop list of 963 US citizens who are permanently banned from entering the territory of the Russian Federation. "In the context of responding to …

Russia’s gas revenue may top $100 bln - report

Russia’s gas revenue may top $100 bln - report

Russia may receive a record $100 billion for gas supplies to Europe this year against the backdrop of surging prices for the blue fuel, claims a columnist for the French newspaper Les Echos, citing data from Citi analysts. …

UK sanctions Russian airlines

UK sanctions Russian airlines

Britain said on Thursday it was introducing new sanctions against the Russian airline sector to prevent state-owned Aeroflot, Ural Airlines and Rossiya Airlines from selling their unused landing slots at British airports. The British …

Sixth package of EU sanctions against Russia blocked

Sixth package of EU sanctions against Russia blocked

The sixth package of EU sanctions against Russia is blocked, European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday in an interview with Rai News 24 TV channel. "We adopted five packages of sanctions very quickly and …

U.S. plans to boost penalty on export violations - report

U.S. plans to boost penalty on export violations - report

The U.S. plans to increase the penalties for companies violating rules that limit export of products that threaten national security, an effort recently focused on countries including Russia and China, according to a top Biden administration …

EU reaching its limits with anti-Russia sanctions

EU reaching its limits with anti-Russia sanctions

The European Union is reaching its limits with sanctions against Russia, an EU diplomat told EURACTIV after the end of the EU foreign ministers meeting on Monday. “If there was such a mess with Russia’s oil, …

McDonald’s says it will sell its Russia business

McDonald’s says it will sell its Russia business

McDonald's Corp said on Monday it has started a process to sell all its restaurants in Russia, exiting the country after more than 30 years. The world's largest fast food chain had in March decided to close its 847 …

Baerbock predicts Russia oil sanctions deal within days

Baerbock predicts Russia oil sanctions deal within days

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said she expects the European Union to impose sanctions on Russian oil within the next few days. “We still have to clarify a few things. That won’t happen here today, but I’m …

Borrell says no guarantee on oil embargo against Russia

Borrell says no guarantee on oil embargo against Russia

The European Union’s top diplomat has said there is no guarantee that the 27-nation bloc will be able to quickly agree on a new set of sanctions against Russia, the Associated Press reports. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell …

EU develops plan to buy Russian gas bypassing sanctions

EU develops plan to buy Russian gas bypassing sanctions

The European Union has developed a plan to buy Russian gas without violating sanctions. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing sources. According to it, the EU plans to offer gas importers a solution that will allow them to bypass …

Anti-Russian sanctions caused difficulties in work of NASA

Anti-Russian sanctions caused difficulties in work of NASA

NASA astronauts, who were in close contact with Russian partners, began to experience difficulties after the imposition of anti-Russian sanctions, Spacenews writes. "The geopolitical sanctions that have been imposed on Russia and …

EU starts considering delay in Russian oil sanctions

EU starts considering delay in Russian oil sanctions

Some European Union nations are saying it may be time to consider delaying a push to ban Russian oil so they can proceed with the rest of a proposed sanctions package if the bloc can’t persuade Hungary to back the embargo, Bloomberg …

Siemens to leave Russia, take hefty charge

Siemens to leave Russia, take hefty charge

Siemens will quit the Russian market, it said on Thursday, taking a 600 million euro ($630 million) hit to its business during the second quarter, with more costs to come. During the second quarter Siemens incurred 600 million euros in …

Japan, EU to continue sanctions pressure on Russia

Japan, EU to continue sanctions pressure on Russia

Japan and the European Union will continue to exert sanctions pressure on Russia in connection with the situation in Ukraine, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on Thursday after a summit held in Tokyo with EU leaders. The …