Dec 16

Obama to sign Russia sanctions bill

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will sign legislation slapping new sanctions on Russia and providing weapons and other aid to Ukraine despite White House concerns that military assistance will further escalate the conflict, the White House said Tuesday.

Aug 29

Russian fund with U.S. advisers eludes sanctions

Despite its ties to Russian state businesses and officials, the Russian Direct Investment Fund has managed to operate unaffected by the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and EU in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's military actions in Ukraine. The…

Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, announced an immediate ban on the import of fruit, vegetable, meat and milk products from the United States, European Union and several other countries during a government meeting on Thursday.

Apr 28

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Putin associates

The new penalties were a response to what the West says is Russia's failure to live up to commitments it agreed to under an international accord aimed at ending the dispute. The White House says Russia's involvement in the recent…

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