China sanctions Pelosi over Taiwan trip: ‘Egregious provocation’

China sanctions Pelosi over Taiwan trip: ‘Egregious provocation’

This post was originally published on this siteChina on Friday imposed sanctions on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) following her visit to Taiwan, with the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs calling the trip a “gross interference” and an “egregious provocation.” Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday after days of speculation about whether...

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US sanctions Putin’s reputed girlfriend

US sanctions Putin’s reputed girlfriend

This post was originally published on this siteThe US Treasury Department on Tuesday sanctioned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed girlfriend as part of a series of measures targeting Russian elites in the Biden administration’s latest attempt to punish the Kremlin for its ongoing war in Ukraine.

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Sanctions have huge toll on Russian economy: report

Sanctions have huge toll on Russian economy: report

This post was originally published on this site The Russian economy has been deeply damaged by sanctions and the exit of international business since the country invaded Ukraine, according to a new report by Yale University business experts and economists. Even though Moscow has been able to pull in billions...

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Putin’s Regime is being crushed by Western Sanctions  with no path out of economic oblivion

Putin’s Regime is being crushed by Western Sanctions with no path out of economic oblivion

This post was originally published on this site On Tuesday, Axios reported that a new paper headed up by Jeffrey Sonnenfeld of Yale University suggests Western sanctions against Russia for the invasion of Ukraine are doing their job — and decimating the Russian economy. “The paper’s results include sobering facts...

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Putin says sanctions pose ‘major challenge’; Zelenskyy suspends top advisers amid treason probe: Live Ukraine updates

Putin says sanctions pose ‘major challenge’; Zelenskyy suspends top advisers amid treason probe: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteRussia faces a “major challenge” from sanctions denying access to foreign technology, President Vladimir Putin said Monday. Live updates.     

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US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold

US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States government took a slew of actions against Russia on Tuesday, sanctioning those whom it says support Russia’s defense industrial base, designating Russian military units for human rights abuses in Ukraine and implementing a ban on new imports of Russian gold.

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Zelenskyy says Ukraine troops ‘not capable of advancing’ without more long-range weapons; US seizes superyacht: Live updates

Zelenskyy says Ukraine troops ‘not capable of advancing’ without more long-range weapons; US seizes superyacht: Live updates

This post was originally published on this siteSanctions have failed to deter Russia and a stalemate is “not an option for us,” Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. Live Ukraine updates.     

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Sanctions reportedly taking ‘bite’ out of Russian efforts to replenish precision weapons: Live updates

Sanctions reportedly taking ‘bite’ out of Russian efforts to replenish precision weapons: Live updates

This post was originally published on this siteSanctions that prevent Russia from obtaining electronic parts have hurt its ability to replenish precision-guided weapons, a Pentagon official said.     

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New US sanctions affect Russian banks, television stations

New US sanctions affect Russian banks, television stations

This post was originally published on this site Washington – The US Treasury Department has announced new sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. The Office of Foreign Trade (OFAC) has named parties and individuals it says are important for Russia’s ability to wage war, including directors of two...

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