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Western nations near agreement on new sanctions against Russia, FT says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 12th, 2019

Russia"s Rusal is in talks to resume reinsurance with Western companies

Russia's Rusal, the world's second-largest aluminum producer, is in talks to resume reinsuring its risks with Western companies after Washington lifted sanctions on it, officials with Russian National Reinsurance Co (RNRC) said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

Russia To Overtake Germany As World"s Fifth-Largest Economy

The Russian economy is apparently more durable than many Western politicians imagined. Despite years of international sanctions and low oil prices have dragged on Russia's economy, which pushe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 17th, 2019

Europe Losing Appetite On Russia Sanctions As Banks Remain Skittish

Nearly five years after the Crimean crisis and subsequent western sanctions on Russia, Euro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 20th, 2018

Russia, Hamstrung by Sanctions, Leans on Oligarchs for Investment

Beset by Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin is turning the national economy inward, enlisting local tycoons for the biggest infrastructure-investment program since Soviet times......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

Russia clashes with Western oil buyers over new deals as sanctions loom

EXCLUSIVE: Russian energy majors are putting pressure on Western oil buyers to use euros instead of dollars for payments and introducing penalty clauses in contracts as Moscow seeks protection against possible new U.S. sanctions. Francis Maguire reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Exclusive: Russia clashes with Western oil buyers over new deals as sanctions loom

Russian energy majors are putting pressure on Western oil buyers to use euros instead of dollars for payments and introducing penalty clauses in contracts as Moscow seeks protection against possible new U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Russian oil sanctions" cost may bounce back West

EXCLUSIVE: Russia's national oil company wants its big Western clients, such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell, to take penalties and fees if new U.S. sanctions disrupt Russian sales. Dmitry Zhdannikov and Matthew Larotonda report......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Russia"s oil sanctions cost may bounce back West

EXCLUSIVE: Russia's national oil company, Rosneft, wants its big Western clients such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell to take penalties and fees if new U.S. sanctions disrupt Russian sales......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Russia"s Lavrov Calls for U.N. to Ease North Korea Sanctions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called for the United Nations to ease sanctions on North Korea as a reward for progress on nuclear talks, clashing with the U.S. and its allies during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

U.S. Says Russia Hiding North Korea Sanctions Violations

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Russia of trying to weaken international action against North Korea by blocking a report that concludes Russia and China have helped Pyongyang try to evade sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

Russian oil industry would weather U.S. "bill from hell"

Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its reliance on Western funding and foreign partnerships and is lessening its dependence on imported technology......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 17th, 2018

Ruble Tumbles, Russian CDS Jump After Full Text Of "Crushing Sanctions" Bill Leaks

Add Russia to the list of emerging market nations in turmoil. The ruble tumbled, sliding to the lowest level since November 2016, Russian CDS blew out and Russian stock and bond ma.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 8th, 2018

Why sanctions on Iran and Russia probably won"t work

US politicians claim sanctions on opposing nations are an effective way to achieve foreign policy.   Congress wants new tough sanctions against Russia and the Trump administration is imposing the "strongest sanctions in his.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2018

U.S. to Press Russia Over Potential Violations of North Korea Sanctions

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would raise concerns with Moscow about allegations that Russia has been flouting United Nations sanctions by allowing North Koreans to do business......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 4th, 2018

Trump Doubles Down: Threatens Sanctions On European Investors In Russian Pipeline

With less than a week to go before President Trump is scheduled to meet with President Putin in Helsinki, the State Department has decided to renew its pressure campaign on Western businesses invested in Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2018

Iran nuclear deal: Trump announces US withdrawal, reinstates sanctions

The Iran deal is an agreement reached on July 14, 2015 between Iran and six world countries - China, France, Russia, Britain, the US and Germany, plus the EU.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 8th, 2018

The White House"s new sanctions on Russia hit an embarrassing speed bump and a top US diplomat got caught in the middle

AP Photo/Sean Rayford On Sunday, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US was ready to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Trump puts the brakes on new Russia sanctions: official

The White House has pushed back fresh measures against Moscow, in a move that appears to walk back comments made by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley over the weekend. Dhruv Tikekar reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 17th, 2018

The New York Post: New U.S. sanctions on Russia coming Monday, says Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, says the Treasury will announce fresh sanctions targeting “any sort of companies that were dealing with equipment related to Assad and chemical weapons use.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Russian stocks slump as traders brace for more U.S. sanctions

Russia's stocks lost ground Monday as the Trump administration looked set to impose more sanctions on that country. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on the TV show "Fox News Sunday" that the latest sanctions will tar.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018