Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Zelenskyy Imposes Sanctions Against 220 Russian, European Companies

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a decree on Saturday imposing sanctions against 51 Russian citizens, as well as against 220 Russian companies and organizations of Russia and other European states.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

G7 will tighten Russia sanctions to prevent bypassing, Germany's Scholz

The Group of Seven (G7) nations will further tighten sanctions against Russia in order to prevent circumvention of such restrictions, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz told reporters as he arrived for a three-day G7 leaders' summit in Japan.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Saturday, April 22, 2023

US Sanctions on Venezuela Cause $232 Billion in Losses Since 2015

Venezuela has lost $232 billion since 2015 when the United States under the Obama administration imposed sanctions against the South American country, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

China sanctions senior US lawmaker Michael McCaul for visiting Taiwan

China’s foreign ministry on Thursday sanctioned chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee Michael McCaul for visiting Taiwan, saying he had sent a “serious wrong signal to Taiwan independence separatist forces.”

Friday, March 31, 2023

Japan Bans Export Of Aircraft, Drones, Construction Equipment To Russia

Japan will not export to Russia construction equipment, including hydraulic excavators and bulldozers, aircraft and ship engines, electronic equipment for navigation, flight radios, aircraft and spacecraft and parts for them, drones, and optical and photographic equipment, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tanker tied to US-traded firm receiving Iran oil in violation of US sanctions: Group

An oil tanker owned by a major US-traded transportation company appears to be taking on Iranian crude oil in a key Asian maritime strait in violation of American sanctions, an advocacy group has alleged.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Biden’s advisor warns Georgian president against helping Russia to dodge sanctions

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told Georgian President President Salome Zourabichvili that her country should not take part in helping Russia to dodge Western sanctions, the White House press service said in a statement.

Friday, March 10, 2023

US targets ‘shadow banking’ network helping Iran evade sanctions

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on 39 entities that Washington said facilitate Iran’s access to the global financial system, describing them as a “shadow banking” network that moves billions of dollars.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

EU court annuls sanctions against mother of Putin ally

A top European Union court on Wednesday annulled sanctions against the mother of Yevgeny Prigozhin, saying the bloc failed to prove her role in the actions of her son, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin and head of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group fighting in Ukraine.

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Russian Ambassador to Washington calls new US sanctions against Russia ‘mindless’

The U.S. sanctions imposed against Russia on Friday are mindless and will not lead to Moscow abandoning its independent policy, the Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said commenting on the restrictions by Washington.

EU agrees on 10th package of sanctions against Russia

The European Union (EU) has agreed on the 10th package of sanctions against Russia, said the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU on Twitter Friday night.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

US Secretary Yellen says sanctions had ‘significant’ effect on Russian [and EU] economy

Sanctions imposed on Russia are having a “very significant effect,” US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday, calling the spop in Ukraine a “strategic failure” by Vladimir Putin.

Monday, February 13, 2023

US calls on Syria and all parties to allow aid in need

The US government on Sunday called on Syria and all parties to immediately grant humanitarian access to all those in need across the country after Monday's earthquake and major aftershocks that have killed at least 33,000 people.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Poland still buying Russian oil: Deputy minister 

Poland is still buying ten percent of its oil supplies from Russia, a deputy minister for state assets said on Thursday, despite Warsaw’s repeated calls for strengthening sanctions on Russian oil.

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