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  • Australia unveils fresh sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Monday unveiled fresh sanctions against Russia over what Prime Minister Tony Abbott called its "bullying" of neighboring Ukraine, where the Kremlin is accused of backing pro-Russian insurgent groups battling the...
  • Ukraine says rescue under way after naval vessel attacked from shore

    Ukraine says rescue under way after naval vessel attacked from shore
    A Ukrainian naval vessel in the Azov Sea was attacked by artillery from the shore on Sunday, and a rescue operation was under way, a military spokesman for the Ukrainian government said. Andriy Lysenko said the vessel was a naval cutter. There was no...
  • Iran says new U.S. curbs conflict with spirit of nuclear talks

    DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday new U.S. sanctions were against the spirit of Tehran's nuclear negotiations with world powers, but added he was not pessimistic about the talks continuing. The United States on...
  • EU ministers discuss firmer action on Russia over Ukraine

    MILAN (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers considered on Friday the options for firmer action against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, discussing tougher sanctions but leaving any decision to their national leaders. Ministers attending the...
  • U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday penalized a number of Iranian and other foreign companies, banks and airlines for violating sanctions against Tehran largely tied to its nuclear program. U.S. officials said it was sending a signal...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • U.S. says Russia will 'bear consequences' for move into Ukraine

    The Obama administration Friday condemned the unauthorized entry of a Russian convoy into embattled eastern Ukraine, warning that the Kremlin would "bear additional consequences" for the move. Unless Russia removes the convoy it "will face additional...
  • Beyonce and Jay-Z's 2013 Cuba trip no violation of U.S. embargo

    MIAMI (Reuters) - American music industry power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z did not violate U.S. sanctions on Cuba by traveling to the communist-ruled island last year, a U.S. government review has found. "We found no indication that U.S. sanctions were...
  • Poland says sees signs Russia trying to extend food import ban to goods in transit

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland believes Russia may be seeking to extend its ban on imports of food products from the European Union to goods in transit through Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said on Wednesday. "We are receiving the first...
  • Poland asks EU to complain to WTO over Russian embargo

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland has asked the European Commission to lodge a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over a Russian ban on EU food products that has hit Poland particularly hard, the Polish Economy Ministry said on Tuesday. The...
  • Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports

    Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports
    The Kremlin has struck back at the United States and the European Union, banning imports of food and agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions against Russia for its behavior in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree...
  • Economic sanctions give Russia new bedfellows

    RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil — When a country imposes economic sanctions on another, there are always unintended consequences. In this case it all began when pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine shot down a Malaysian airline passenger plane. The United States...