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UK targets Russian airlines with new sanctions

London, May 19 (PTI) Russia’s state-owned and largest airline Aeroflot, Ural Airlines and Rossiya Airlines will now be unable to sell their lucrative landing slots at UK airports as part…

Moscow says G7 attempts to isolate Russia make global food crisis worse

(Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Monday that attempts by the West and the G7 group of nations in particular to isolate Moscow have worsened global food shortages. G7…

Hungary PM Orban warns of “era of recession” in Europe

By Krisztina Than and Gergely Szakacs BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday raised the spectre of an "era of recession" in Europe as the continent grapples…

Western sanctions block $16-$18 billion worth of Belarusian exports to EU, U.S. – PM

(Reuters) - Sanctions that have been imposed on Belarus have blocked $16-$18 billion worth of its annual exports to the West, the Belta news agency cited Belarusian Prime Minister Roman…

Four Russian governors resign as sanctions bite

(Reuters) - Four Russian regional governors resigned on Tuesday as the country braces for the impact of economic sanctions. The heads of the Tomsk, Saratov, Kirov and Mari El regions…

Japan announces fresh economic sanctions against Russia

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan announced on Tuesday new sanctions on Russia to freeze the assets of more individuals and ban exports of cutting-edge goods to some Russian groups including scientific…

G7 to phase out Russian oil, U.S. sanctions Gazprombank execs over Ukraine war

By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) -Group of Seven (G7) nations committed on Sunday to ban or phase out imports of Russian oil and the United States…

G7 leaders pledge further economic isolation of Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Group of Seven leaders said in a joint statement on Sunday that they will reinforce Russia's economic isolation and "elevate" a campaign against Russian elites who support…

Explainer-How the U.S. could tighten sanctions on Russia

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has imposed several rafts of sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine in February, targeting its central bank, major lenders,…

Taiwan says hopes world would sanction China if it invades

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan hopes that the world would sanction China like it is sanctioning Russia for its war on Ukraine if Beijing invaded the island, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu…

Von der Leyen confident EU will pass new sanctions package

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Eurpoean Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday she was confident the bloc would approve a new package of sanctions against Russia. "I am confident…

Putin puts West on notice: Moscow can terminate exports and deals

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) -Russian President Vladimir Putin put the West on notice on Tuesday that he could terminate exports and deals, the Kremlin's toughest response yet to the…