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Kremlin Criticizes New U.S. Pledge to Sanction Nord Stream 2 Pipeline
The U.S. and several eastern European, Nordic and Baltic countries fear the pipeline will increase the EU's reliance on Russian gas.
Kremlin Pledges a Response to New U.S. Sanctions on Russian Individuals
The United States imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people over human rights abuses.
U.S. Sanctions Chechen Group, Russians for Alleged Human Rights Abuses
The individuals were sanctioned for actions the U.S. says included extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBT individuals.
Russia Evades Exclusion From Council of Europe
Losing membership would deprive Russian citizens of the right to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.
Russian Bill Seeks to Criminalize News That Leads to International Sanctions
The amendments would impose a maximum term of five years in prison and fines of 5 million rubles ($77,500) for publishing such materials.
Russia Eases Arms Resale Rules to Avoid Sanctions – Reports
The decree allows countries buying Russian arms to avoid direct contact with Russia and slip past U.S. sanctions.
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U.S. Senators Introduce Bill Targeting Russia-Germany Pipeline
U.S. Senators proposed new sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
Sanctions-hit GAZ Wants Government Bail-Out – Kommersant
Deripaska’s van maker is struggling to survive.
Baltic Leader Set to End Decade-Long Silence by Meeting Putin
Since the collapse of the USSR, relations between former Soviet states and Russia have been uneasy.
Deripaska to Award Journalists Who Investigate U.S. Sanctions Against Him – FT
“There are no facts, no grounds, just filthy lies,” Deripaska said of the sanctions.
U.S-Hired Firm Audits Russia’s Rusal For Compliance With Sanctions Deal
The agreement states that Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s control over the business must be severed.
Ukraine Targets Russia's En+ With New Sanctions
The aluminum and power producer's assets will be frozen for a three-year period.
Russia Will Respond to New EU Sanctions — Reports
The sanctions came in response to Russia's activities in Crimea and Ukraine.
EU Sanctions Eight Russians Over Azov Sea
The Council of the European Union said Russia "used military force with no justification."
Russia's Top Banks Plot Temporary Sanctions Workaround
"Each important bank has a step-by-step plan," one senior financial official said.
Russia's Rosneft Says U.S. Statements on Its Venezuela Operations Groundless
The oil producer was conducting "purely commercial operations" in line with international law, Rosneft said.
Trump Extends U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea
Due to expire on March 6, the travel bans and asset freezes have been extended into the spring of 2020.
Russian Arms Makers Lost $760M Due to U.S. Sanctions, Official Says
Around 80 percent of Russian-made small arms and ammunition were exported to the U.S. and Europe before sanctions.
Harshest Sanctions Yet Won’t Force Moscow to Change Its Way
U.S. threatens new round of sanctions but Russia is ready.
'No Idea,' Says Russian Vodka Boss Whose Supply Was Bound for North Korea
There were suspicions the cargo was destined for Kim Jong Un and 'leaders of his armed forces.'
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