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US preparing to slap additional sanctions on Russia: John Kerry

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:58

There is clear evidence of Russia supplying arms and military hardware to Ukrainian separatists, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

EU sanctions to hit Russia where it hurts

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:59

The EU prepared Tuesday to hit Russia where it hurts with tough economic sanctions as Moscow insisted the West can do it little harm and showed no sign of reversing course in Ukraine.

Greece`s next troika audit to be held in Paris: Reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 14:44

Greece`s next scheduled audit by its EU-IMF creditors will be held in Paris instead of Athens, Greek media reported on Monday.

US, EU set to impose further sanctions on Russia

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 14:24

The US and the European Union have reached a consensus on slapping tougher sanctions on Russia, including economic and financial penalties for Kremlin`s continued support to the pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine.

EU, US to impose new Russia sanctions: White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:38

The White House says it expects the European Union to impose new sanctions this week against Russia, including against key sectors of the Russian economy, and that the United States will implement additional measures as well.

Russia could block EU fruit imports, US chickens: reports

Russia could block EU fruit imports, US chickens: reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 00:28

Russia could soon block some fruit imports from the EU and chickens from the United States, reports said today, as Brussels considered slapping tighter sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

Putin defiant in face of new EU arms sanctions

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:53

President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged Russia`s defence industry to swiftly cut imports as the EU looks set to impose a ban on the sale of weapons and technology over Ukraine.

EU readies sanctions against close Putin associates: Sources

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:19

The EU was readying a fresh list of sanctions on Monday, sources said, to hit close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin deemed to have profited from Moscow`s annexation of Crimea and intervention in Ukraine.

Peace before economy for Russia sanctions, German Fin Min tells paper

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 00:41

Germans must put peace before economic considerations and accept tougher sanctions against Russia if necessary, Germany`s finance minister told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday.

Fresh EU sanction hinders international security cooperation: Russia

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 05:30

Russia Saturday accused the European Union (EU) of curtailing bilateral cooperation over international and regional security issues by imposing new sanction measures against it.

EU sanctions Russian intelligence chiefs over Ukraine

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:06

The European Union announced Saturday it had broadened its sanctions against Russia over its role in conflict-torn Ukraine to include the heads of intelligence services.

EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:37

The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.