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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.

EU to hit Russian banks over Ukraine: Reports

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:19

The European Union may go even further than the United States in hitting Russian banks with sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, curbing their ability to raise funds, reports said on Thursday.

European Union sanctions more Syrian entities

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:21

European Union (EU) Tuesday expanded sanctions against Syria over the government`s "violent repression" of its civilian population.

EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:28

The Dutch foreign minister says the European Union is imposing new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia`s actions in Ukraine.

EU expands sanctions on Syria

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:10

European Union foreign ministers agreed Tuesday to expand sanctions on Syria over the government`s "violent repression" of its civilian population.