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    Trump’s new Russia sanctions show his rift with Putin is widening
    Apr06

    Trump’s new Russia sanctions show his rift with Putin is widening

    Trump’s long-desired goal of improving ties with Russia is receding ever further into the distance. The Trump administration just announced an aggressive package of sanctions against Russian politicians, oligarchs, and companies on Friday, citing Moscow’s “malign activity around the globe.” The sweeping language justifying the...

    US imposes sanctions against Russian oligarchs and government officials
    Apr06

    US imposes sanctions against Russian oligarchs and government officials

    The Trump administration is unleashing additional sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs with ties to President Vladimir Putin along with 12 companies they own or control. The measures announced by the Treasury Department on Friday were also aimed at 17 senior Russian government officials and the state-owned Russian weapons trading company,...

    Ukraine urges EU to join deeper US sanctions on Russia
    Apr06

    Ukraine urges EU to join deeper US sanctions on Russia

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    Trump sanctions Putin’s inner circle
    Apr06

    Trump sanctions Putin’s inner circle

    The Trump administration on Friday sanctioned seven oligarchs with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, including Putin’s son-in-law and businessmen with links to the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, further widening the gap between Trump’s rhetoric and actions towards Russia. Included on the sanctions list is Oleg...

    US adds sanctions against Russian officials—including an oligarch connected to Trump’s campaign
    Apr06

    US adds sanctions against Russian officials—including an oligarch connected to Trump’s campaign

    Donald Trump dragged his heels on Russia sanctions, taking his time in signing the bill passed by Congress and initially stating that no sanctions were needed because just passing the bill was enough. Eventually the government did issue additional sanctions, but they were primarily limited to Russians already indicted by Robert Mueller. In the...

    Johnson, Corbyn and too many others are playing into Russia’s hands on the Skripal poisoning
    Apr06

    Johnson, Corbyn and too many others are playing into Russia’s hands on the Skripal poisoning

    We are losing at what are supposedly Britain’s oldest strengths: spycraft and media. Talk to a police officer, and they’ll tell you most murders are nothing like those on TV. There’s no series of dramatic twists, the early acquitted suspect, the reveal just in time for the ad break – instead it’s the street knife fight...

    Trump just hit Russian oligarchs with the most aggressive sanctions yet
    Apr06

    Trump just hit Russian oligarchs with the most aggressive sanctions yet

    The U.S. just slapped sanctions on a new Russian target: mega-wealthy oligarchs seen as close to the Kremlin but not actually members of President Vladimir Putin’s government. The Trump administration’s move, announced on Friday, affects 38 Russian individuals and businesses, including at least one oligarch with a prominent spot in...

    US imposes new sanctions on Russian oligarchs and government officials
    Apr06

    US imposes new sanctions on Russian oligarchs and government officials

    The United States will impose sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and entities, including 17 members of the Russian government. The Treasury Department announced the sanctions in a news release on Friday. The news release mentioned Russian actions in Ukraine, its support of the Assad regime, and cybercrime, but did not mention the poisoning of...

    U.S. Sanctions Russians Over ‘Malign Activity’
    Apr06

    U.S. Sanctions Russians Over ‘Malign Activity’

    By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions on Friday against Russian businessmen, companies and government officials, striking at associates of President Vladimir Putin in one of Washington’s most aggressive moves to punish Moscow for a range of activities, including alleged meddling...

    US imposes sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies
    Apr06

    US imposes sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs accused of supporting and profiting from President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to undermine western democracies. Senior US officials described the wealthy international businessmen as members of Putin’s “inner circle” and said that any assets...