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Ukraine Sanctions

Ex-Senators Confirm Lobbying For Russian Bank On Ukraine Sanctions

Center for Public Integrity | Alexander Cohen | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Former Se...

European Union Agrees To Put New Sanctions On Russia

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.11.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has decided to slap new economic sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, diplomats said Thursday. The s...

Germany's Merkel Calls For Sanctions On Russia To Be Put Into Effect

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Wednesday for the European Union to put new sanctions against Russia into effect immediately be...

Russia To World: Keep Your Damn Food

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 10.07.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia retaliated Thursday for sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine by banning most food imports from the West, dealing a blow to Euro...

Documents: EU Extends Russia Sanctions

AP | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the ...

EU To Broaden Ukraine Sanctions List

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 07.12.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers added 13 people Monday to their visa ban and asset freeze list over Ukraine's crisis but are not ex...

Oil Tycoon Khodorkovsky Downplays Sanctions Weapon In Ukraine Crisis

euronews | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

As the US and EU prepare to unveil new sanctions against Russia, accusing it of destabilising Ukraine, the former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has do...

White House: New Sanctions Will 'Hurt' Putin's Inner Circle

AP | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics

BY MICHELE SALCEDO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — New penalties expected this week against Moscow for its actions against Ukraine will i...

Russia And China Forge Closer Ties As EU Considers Sanctions

EUObserver | Andrew Rettman | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

BRUSSELS - Russia is rolling out two major projects – a gas pipeline and a Crimea deep water port – with China, as EU countries and the US weigh o...

U.S. Threatens Russia With Tougher Sanctions

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 04.10.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told his Russian counterpart on Thursday that Russia could face tougher economic sanctions because of...

Christina Wilkie

Member Of Congress Unloads Russian Stocks Following HuffPost Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A member of Congress who held stocks in Russian companies has requested that her broker sell them "forthwith" after the investments were...

Crimea: Compromise, Not Sanctions, Is The Way Forward

Lord David Owen | Posted 12.02.2014 | World
Lord David Owen

Territorial disputes are only solved after long, hard negotiations. The only recent exception in Europe has been the very successful velvet divorce conducted without referendums or threats of violence by politicians in what was Czechoslovakia. Let us not forget either that that was achieved in the teeth of opposition from European governments and the Russian Federation who wanted no change in boundaries.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Ukraine Aid Clears Senate Panel As New Snarl Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill that would provide Ukraine with up to $1 billion in loan guarantees and levy sanctions against Russian officials cleared a Senate...

EU Sanctions Target Ousted President

AP | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says the asset freezes it has imposed against 18 people held responsible for embezzling state funds in Ukraine in...

Russia Hopes West Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2014 | World

TUNIS, March 4 (Reuters) - Russia hopes its Western partners will not impose sanctions against Moscow over its actions in Ukraine, Foreign Minister ...

White House Hails Ukraine Deal, Awaits Concrete Action

AP | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday praised an agreement between Ukraine's president and the opposition to end violence and said it should b...

John McCain Calls Obama 'The Most Naive President' Ever

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) didn't hold back criticizing President Barack Obama Thursday in a radio interview. Reflecting on Obama's h...

White House: No Decision Yet On Ukraine Sanctions

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House expressed renewed outrage Thursday over the continuing deadly violence in Ukraine but reached no decision on wheth...

EU Sanctions On Ukraine To Include Asset Freezes, Visa Bans

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

BRUSSELS, Feb 20 (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers agreed on Thursday to impose sanctions on Ukraine, including visa bans, asset freezes ...

Obama Readies Ukraine Sanctions

Reuters | Patricia Zengerle | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The Obama administration is preparing financial sanctions that could be imposed on Ukrainian officials and protest le...

White House Threatens Ukraine Sanctions If Violence Continues

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday condemned the violence taking place in Kiev, urged all sides to de-escalate, and threaten...