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    US Expands Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec22

    US Expands Sanctions Against Russia

    The United States Treasury Department Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities for previous sanctions evasion and other activities related to Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. The Treasury also announced that a number of majority-owned subsidiaries of Russian state banks, Sberbank and VTB, as well as defense company Rostec...

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions Over Russia’s Intervention in Ukraine
    Dec22

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions Over Russia’s Intervention in Ukraine

    The Obama administration imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and companies it said were circumventing American and international restrictions. …read more Source: The New York...

    Sanctions Delay Revealed Italian Frustration
    Dec22

    Sanctions Delay Revealed Italian Frustration

    After two weeks of delays instigated by Italy, the EU finally extended sanctions on Russia by another six months. “Since the Minsk agreements will not be fully implemented by 31 December 2015,” the European Council said in a statement yesterday, “the duration of the sanctions has been prolonged whilst the Council continues its assessment of...

    Ukraine to Fred Durst: You Chose Russia, and You Can’t Have Us Both
    Dec22

    Ukraine to Fred Durst: You Chose Russia, and You Can’t Have Us Both

    American singer Fred Durst loves Russia so much that a few months ago he told a Russian radio host he “wouldn’t mind getting a Russian passport.” And Russia loves him back: In October, ahead of a lengthy tour across the country, Moscow’s embassy in London tweeted that if Durst wanted to live in Crimea — a … …read more...

    Diplomatica: New ambassador from the Ukraine wants costly Russian sanctions increased
    Dec22

    Diplomatica: New ambassador from the Ukraine wants costly Russian sanctions increased

    The new ambassador of Ukraine believes the best way to get Vladimir Putin’s forces out of Ukraine is to make his expansion efforts so costly that the Russian leader has no choice but to retreat. “We want to make sure that at some point, this invasion is so costly for the Russians that they have to pull back,” Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko...

    U.S. Expands Sanctions Over Russian Activity in Ukraine
    Dec22

    U.S. Expands Sanctions Over Russian Activity in Ukraine

    (WASHINGTON) — The Obama administration has imposed financial restrictions on 34 people and entities for helping Russian and Ukrainian companies evade U.S. penalties and other infractions. The Treasury Department says the action helps “maintain the efficacy of existing sanctions” established after Russia’s annexation of Crimea last year and...

    US expands sanctions over Russia’s activity in Ukraine
    Dec22

    US expands sanctions over Russia’s activity in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has imposed financial restrictions on 34 people and entities for helping Russian and Ukrainian companies evade U.S. penalties and other infractions. …read more Source: CNS...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions for Another 6 Months
    Dec22

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions for Another 6 Months

    The European Union has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia for six months, after concluding that Moscow has failed to fully respect a peace agreement in eastern Ukraine.The sanctions target Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors as well as some dual-use… …read more Source:...

    US expands sanctions over Russia’s activity in Ukraine
    Dec22

    US expands sanctions over Russia’s activity in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has imposed financial restrictions on 34 people and entities for helping Russian and Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    US expands sanctions over Russia’s activity in Ukraine
    Dec22

    US expands sanctions over Russia’s activity in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has imposed financial restrictions on 34 people and entities for helping Russian and Ukrainian companies evade U.S. penalties and other infractions. …read more Source: U.S....