Sanctions

US to announce new North Korea-related sanctions today

The US, Japan and South Korea revealed new sanctions to punish North Korea for an unprecedented series of missile tests,…

1 week ago

US warns Hong Kong on sanctions after Russian megayacht turns up

The US warned Hong Kong that assisting sanctioned individuals could threaten its status as a financial hub, after a megayacht…

2 months ago

Russia sanctions Ben Stiller, Sean Penn after latest US measures

RUSSIA fired its latest salvo in an escalating sanctions row over President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, permanently banning 25…

3 months ago

Huawei books 1st sales rise since US sanctions hit its phones

HUAWEI Technologies Co reported its first quarterly sales rise since the end of 2020, as the Chinese telecom gear giant…

4 months ago

China announces sanctions on Nancy Pelosi over Taiwan trip

CHINA announced sanctions on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her landmark trip to Taiwan this week, making her the…

4 months ago

Ukraine: End war, lift sanctions

by DR CHANDRA MUZAFFAR THE war in Ukraine is dragging on. Today, the 13th of July 2022, is the 140th…

5 months ago

Russia slips into historic default as sanctions muddy next steps

Russia defaulted on its external sovereign bonds for the first time in a century, the culmination of ever-tougher Western sanctions…

5 months ago

Russia defaults on foreign debt for first time since 1918

Russia defaulted on its foreign-currency sovereign debt for the first time in a century, the culmination of ever-tougher Western sanctions…

6 months ago

Moscow wants sanctions lifted to avoid food crisis, EU goes after Russian oligarchs

MOSCOW, Russia – International sanctions imposed on Moscow over its military campaign in Ukraine need to be lifted to avoid a…

7 months ago

Russian oligarch’s yacht seized in Fiji on US request

by AFP  SUVA, Fiji – Fiji authorities have seized sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov's $300 million yacht in line with…

7 months ago

Dutch Court Declares Bankruptcy of Russia-Linked Amsterdam Trade Bank

By BLOOMBERG / Pic by AFP Amsterdam Trade Bank (ATB), a lender linked to Russia’s Alfa Group, was declared bankrupt…

8 months ago

Binance Set to Limit Russia Services After EU Sanctions

By BLOOMBERG Binance Holdings Ltd., the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is set to limit services for Russian…

8 months ago

Europe Moves to Arm Ukraine as Sanctions Fail to Sway Putin

By BLOOMBERG Ukraine’s allies in Europe are moving beyond their usual emphasis on diplomacy and sanctions in response to Russia’s…

8 months ago