• Russian market selloff deepens on U.S. sanctions move

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    A new sanctions move by Washington against Moscow sent Russian markets sharply lower on Thursday, adding impetus to an existing selloff as the rouble hit a two-year low and shares and bonds also tumbled. David Pollard reports.
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  • All About the U.S. Sanctions Aimed at Putin's Russia

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    As U.S. President Donald Trump pursues his goal of improving relations with Russia, sanctions may be a stumbling block. Since 2014, the U.S. has imposed travel bans, asset freezes and finance and trade restrictions against hundreds of Russian individuals and companies, part of a multinational effort to punish President Vladimir Putin's government for alleged trouble-making beyond its borders and online. The U.S. Congress went so far as to limit Trump's power to ease sanctions on his own.
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  • Ruble Tumbles as U.S. Sets Out New Sanctions on Russia

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Moscow's financial markets were in turmoil after the United States announced the measures it would take in response to the use of a rare nerve agent.
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  • U.S. To Impose New Sanctions On Russia For Nerve Agent Attacks

    U.S. To Impose New Sanctions On Russia For Nerve Agent Attacks

    2 monthes ago - By NPR

    The move, which comes months after the attack in the U.K. on Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, follows pressure on the Trump administration from lawmakers in both parties.
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  • U.S. sanctions whack Russia's rouble, Turkey's lira free-falls

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Alarm bells were ringing on Thursday as harsh new U.S. sanctions drove drove down Russia's rouble Turkey's lira plunged as worries mounted that Ankara was sliding towards a full-blown economic crisis.
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