Russia sanctions

US broadens Russia sanctions as Ukraine president visits Trump

Washington has broadened its sanctions against Russian companies and officials, on the same day Donald Trump welcomed the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, to the White House, according to The Guardian. The US added a new batch of Russian individuals and companies

Ukraine News Today June 19, 2017: An-132D aircraft performs impressive demo flight at Paris Air Show 2017; Hostilities in Donbas put water supply to over 1 mln people at risk

Ukrainian An-132D performs impressive demo flight at Paris Air Show 2017 – video A brand new multi-purpose transport aircraft An-132D performed an impressive demo flight at the 2017 International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, Antonov enterprise said, reports with reference

Ukraine News Today May 16, 2017: Ukraine bans Russia propagandist media, social networks for three years; Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded amid 37 enemy attacks; First Ukrainian Diaspora Business Forum to be held in Kyiv

Ukraine bans Russia propagandist media, social networks for three years Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order to introduce new sanctions against Russia, which foresees, among other things, the blocking of access to Russian media outlets and popular social networks, reports

Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work

The US Treasury Department said that, after talks with Mr Trump, it would not waive trade sanctions on Russia for US firms seeking to restart work, reports with reference to the BBC. It had been reported that Exxon, the world's largest publicly

Russia ‘could face sanctions’ over Syrian war

Rex Tillerson will also meet officials from allied Middle Eastern countries before heading to Moscow, reports with reference to the BBC. The UK has suggested threatening tightly-focused sanctions on Russian and Syrian military officers. The moves follow the latest apparent use of

Ukraine News Today Mar. 13, 2017: EU prolongs Russia sanctions for 6 months; Militants intensify shelling on Ukrainian troops; Wizz Air launches four new flights from Ukraine in summer

Fighting "non-stop": Defence Ministry on escalation in Donbas On Sunday, hostilities near the town of Avdiyivka lasted more than 10 hours, and on the eastern outskirts of Mariupol – around-the-clock, speaker for the ATO at Ukraine's Defense Ministry Andriy Lysenko told a briefing,

Trump reassured Ukraine’s former PM he upholds Russia sanctions

According to The Washington Post, former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko had a momentary meeting with Trump on Thursday just before he spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton, reports. Tymoshenko and a group of supporters who traveled with

Putin: Russia will not expel US diplomats

"The Russian diplomats returning home will spend the New Year Holidays with their relatives and dear ones. At home. We will not create problems for US diplomats. We will not expel anybody," Putin said in a statement circulated by the Kremlin press

Moscow promise appropriate response to US sanctions

Dmitry Peskov said Putin would order an "appropriate" retaliation to the sanctions, which included the expulsion of 35 diplomats, according to Reuters. In a conference call with reporters, Peskov said Moscow doubted the effectiveness of the measures as the current US presidential

CNN: Obama administration prepares sanctions against Russia for meddling US election

The actions are expected to include expanded sanctions and diplomatic measures, the officials said, in what the administration deems a proportional response to a Russian operation that went beyond cyber hacking activities common among nations, CNN reports. Some of the steps are