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Vladimir Putin girlfriend now on Canada’s sanctions list
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Vladimir Putin girlfriend now on Canada’s sanctions list

OTTAWA - Canada has imposed sanctions on Alina Kabaeva, who is reportedly the girlfriend of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The former Olympic gymnast is one of 22 close associates of the Russia…
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Beijing should seize Apple’s iPhone chipmaker in Taiwan if US sanctions China, top Chinese economist says
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Beijing should seize Apple’s iPhone chipmaker in Taiwan if US sanctions China, top Chinese economist says

A top Chinese economist said that if the US imposes crippling sanctions on China, Beijing must retaliate by seizing Apple's iPhone chip supplier in Taiwan. "Should the US and the West impose devasta…
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Oil climbs ahead of EU meeting on Russia sanctions
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Oil climbs ahead of EU meeting on Russia sanctions

MELBOURNE, May 30 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose to two-month highs on Monday as traders waited to see if the European Union would reach an agreement on banning Russian oil ahead of a meeting on a sixth…
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TikTok to boost EU consumers’ rights, averts possible sanctions
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TikTok to boost EU consumers’ rights, averts possible sanctions

BRUSSELS, June 21 (Reuters) - Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok has agreed to boost European Union users' rights, EU regulators said on Tuesday, averting possible sanctions in a case spark…
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China’s Xi criticises sanctions ‘abuse’, Putin scolds the West
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China’s Xi criticises sanctions ‘abuse’, Putin scolds the West

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday criticised "the abuse" of international sanctions, while Russian President Vladimir Putin scolded the West for fomenting global cr…
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UK announces new tranche of trade sanctions against Russia
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UK announces new tranche of trade sanctions against Russia

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Britain introduced a new tranche of trade sanctions against Russia on Thursday, a notice published on the government website said. The 'Notice to Exporters' listed new me…
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Pledging new Russia sanctions, G7 to stand with Ukraine
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Pledging new Russia sanctions, G7 to stand with Ukraine

Posted 06/27. The Group of Seven rich democracies pledged support for Ukraine on Monday (June 27) and will commit to a new package of coordinated actions meant to raise pressure on Russia.
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EU ambassadors back sixth round of Russia sanctions
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EU ambassadors back sixth round of Russia sanctions

BRUSSELS, June 2 (Reuters) - European Union diplomats gave a final approval on Thursday to the bloc's sixth round of sanctions against Russia for invading Ukraine, a diplomat told Reuters. The sanct…
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Wife of Russian billionaire Melnichenko contests EU sanctions
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Wife of Russian billionaire Melnichenko contests EU sanctions

June 4 (Reuters) - A European Union decision to extend sanctions against Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko to his wife is "irrational" because she has never held Russian citizenship or resided i…
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