US and EU imposed new sanctions against Russia due to the arrest of Navalny

According to the document in the official EU magazine, personal restrictions from Brussels will apply to Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov, Head of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin, head of the Federal Penitentiary Service Alexander Kalashnikov and head of the National Guard Viktor Zolotov. This was reported by RIA Novosti. Restrictions were introduced in ...

U.S. Congress calls for sanctions for Navalny's poisoning

The US Congress condemns the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. This legislature calls for decisive action by the United States and the international community - the corresponding resolution was published on the official website of the Congress. The document says the House of Representatives condemns the clearly deliberate poisoning of 20 ...

U.S. Senate report: Russian oligarchs secretly bought art to bypass sanctions

Russian oligarchs, who, according to the US authorities, are part of "President Putin's inner circle" have found a new way to circumvent the sanctions imposed against them - they are investing millions of dollars in the purchase of works of art in the West, writes BBC. About violation by Arkady Rotenberg, his son Igor and ...

'Get out now': US ready to extend anti-Russian sanctions on Nord Stream 2 investors

The United States has warned the companies involved in Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream of possible sanctions, Voice of America reported. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo noted that these "projects of Russian influence" harm Ukraine. Firms that worked on gas pipelines from Russia before the adoption of the US sanctions law in ...

The US introduced new sanctions against Russia: a list of people and companies

Washington has imposed sanctions against three Russians and five companies associated with entrepreneur Yevgeny Prigozhin, RIA Novosti writes. In a message from the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the US Department of the Treasury, it is said that organizations in Sudan, Hong Kong and Thailand, which ...

'America's most aggressive adversary': Congress proposed new tough sanctions against Russia

Russia should be declared a sponsor of terrorism, imposed sanctions against members of the Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party and entire sectors of the Iranian economy. These are the proposals of the Republicans in the US Congress, writes DW. The Republicans of the House of Representatives of the US Congress came up with a proposal for the introduction of unprecedentedly tough sanctions against Russia, ...

New sanctions and demands: US Congress filed resolution on Russia

The draft resolution, submitted to the US Congress on May 11, calls on Russia to release political prisoners, including Ukrainian citizens, and also asks the administration of US President Donald Trump to impose sanctions against Russian officials responsible for human rights violations, persecution of journalists, oppositionists, representatives of civil ...

New round of sanctions: US imposes economic restrictions against Rosneft

On February 18, the US imposed sanctions on the Russian state-owned company Rosneft in connection with its role in the situation in Venezuela. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced this on Twitter, writes Voice of America. As Pompeo writes, in this way “the vital artery is cut off ...

US has expanded anti-Russian sanctions over Crimea: who is on the list

The US Department of the Treasury has sanctioned eight Russians and the Russian transportation company Grand Service Express (GSE), according to the US department's website. The United States expanded restrictive measures following the European Union, which imposed sanctions on the eve of “undermining or threatening territorial integrity, ...

The toughest restrictions: the US changed the terms of imposing 'sanctions from hell' against Russia

Now the DASKA sanctions bill spells out the conditions for introducing and removing restrictions from Russia, and several new sections are also included in the document. One of them involves the imposition of sanctions for "murders committed by Russia," writes RBC. An updated version of the sanctions ...

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