The U.S. Senate voted in favor of the bill that stipulates for extended sanctions against Russia over its meddling in the U.S. presidential election, as well as aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
A measure to punish Russia with sanctions for interfering in the 2016 presidential election is expected to be voted in the U.S. Senate this week.
Russophobia is blooming in some countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting with chief editors of international news agencies in St. Petersburg.
Bipartisan leaders of the Senate Banking Committee announced a plan Wednesday to strengthen sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine and Syria, as well as internet intrusions in the U.S.
Duration of sanctions is clearly linked to Russia's complete implementation of its commitments in the Minsk Agreements and respect for Ukraine's sovereignty
Ukraine’s national railroad operator Ukrzaliznytsia PJSC imposed a ban on the transportation and transit of all goods and movement of empty cars owned by certain Russian companies through Ukraine.
Ukrainian government agencies will be prohibited to use the software developed in the Russian Federation.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has enacted the decision by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) on implementing sanctions against social media websites VKontakte and Odnoklasniki. The presidential decree has been published on the head of state's website.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) dated April 29, 2017 "On personal special economic and other restrictive measures."
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed the need for progress toward full implementation of the Minsk agreements as he met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov today in Washington.
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, ahead of her first visit to Russia, described prospects of partnership between the European Union and Russia, the situation in Ukraine, anti-Russian sanctions and the Syrian conflict.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered reassurance in a phone talk with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the United States supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine and will not revoke sanctions against Russia until it fully complies with the Minsk agreements and returns Crimea under Ukraine's control.
The EU countries incurred significant losses over sanctions on Russia, but it was the right decision to impose them in response to the Russian aggression against Ukraine.
The Italian police seized the wines produced in Russia-occupied Crimea from the Russian stand at the Vinitaly exhibition in Verona.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he would consider imposing stiffer sanctions on Russia amid the Syrian crisis.
At a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Lucca, Italy, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is set to demand further tightening of sanctions against Russia in response to the latest events in Syria unless Moscow ceases to support Damascus.