Ukraine: What sanctions could be imposed on Russia?

Ukraine: What sanctions could be imposed on Russia?

This post was originally published on this siteWestern diplomats are refusing to be explicit about specific penalties to keep the Kremlin guessing.

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Why the U.S. Is Weighing Tougher Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

Why the U.S. Is Weighing Tougher Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteSince 2014, under three different presidents, the U.S. has imposed travel bans, asset freezes and finance and trade restrictions against hundreds of Russian individuals and companies.

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Congress races to strike Russia sanctions deal as tensions mount

Congress races to strike Russia sanctions deal as tensions mount

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers are racing to hammer out a deal on Russia sanctions legislation amid escalating tensions with Moscow over its troop buildup along the Ukrainian border.The House and Senate are out of town this week, but negotiations are ramping up behind…

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U.S. considers trade restrictions targeting Russia’s strategic sectors

U.S. considers trade restrictions targeting Russia’s strategic sectors

This post was originally published on this siteThe news of the plans came as Russia launched military drills on Tuesday.

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Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site In a scheduled video call Tuesday with the Russian president, Biden will outline economic sanctions and stepped-up support for NATO allies if Russia invades, a senior administration official says. (Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)

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Biden’s push against sanctions on Russia’s pipeline puts Democrats in a bind

Biden’s push against sanctions on Russia’s pipeline puts Democrats in a bind

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden admin is pressing Democrats to reject sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, even as it warns Moscow to pull back troops from Ukraine.

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