Sanctions on Russia

Russian disinformation spreading in new ways despite bans

YouTube, TikTok and Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, all pledged to remove RT and Sputnik from their platforms within the European Union.

published on : 9th August 2022

Discounts drive up India’s fertiliser imports from Russia in current fiscal

Fertilisers are being offered at a discount of anywhere between 10 to 25 per cent from Russia as a result of which nearly 20 per cent of the fertiliser imported between April and July came from Russia

published on : 7th August 2022

Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

Zelensky's speech four months into Russia's war on Ukraine comes amid a fresh political crisis in Israel that will likely see Naftali Bennett replaced as PM by Foreign Minister Yair Lapid within days.

published on : 23rd June 2022

UK imposes new sanctions to cut off Russia's key industries 

The UK government announced 65 new Russian sanctions on Thursday against a range of key strategic industries and individuals.

published on : 24th March 2022

'Don't let Russia crisis fuel climate destruction' says UN chief Guterres

Countries scrambling to replace Russian oil, gas and coal supplies with any available alternative may fuel the world’s 'mutually assured destruction' through climate change stated the UN chief.

published on : 21st March 2022

UK PM Boris Johnson calls on world to wean off  dependence on Russian oil, gas

Last week, the UK government announced plans to phase out imports of Russian oil products by the end of 2022 and a possible ban on natural gas from the country.

published on : 16th March 2022

India buying discounted oil from Russia will not be US sanctions violation: White House

Asked about a report on the possibility that India could take up the Russian offer of discounted crude oil, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said this would not be a violation of the sanctions.

published on : 16th March 2022

Sanctions against Russia could cause International Space Station to crash: Roscosmos

Roscosmos said that the sanctions could disrupt the operation of Russian vessels servicing the ISS which could cause the structure to fall.

published on : 12th March 2022

Premier Li offers China's help for ''grave'' Ukraine situation

Beijing this week said it was sending humanitarian aid including food and daily necessities worth $791,000 to Ukraine while continuing to oppose sanctions against Russia over its invasion.

published on : 11th March 2022

McDonald's, Coca-Cola join US firms halting Russia operations

Several of these companies, symbols of American cultural influence in the world, have been the subject of boycott calls on social media as investors have also begun questioning their presence.

published on : 9th March 2022

Ukraine will 'never be a victory for Putin', says Joe Biden

Biden, speaking from the White House, launched a fierce attack on the Russian leader, saying the conflict was exacting a "horrible price" and had already created two million refugees.

published on : 9th March 2022

Russia hits Ukraine from air, land and sea with civilians trapped

International sanctions intended to punish Moscow have so far done little to slow the invasion, and Washington said it was now discussing a ban on Russian oil imports with Europe.

published on : 7th March 2022

Russia's invasion of Ukraine leaves global trade in tatters

So far, the war's impact on global trade has been most severe in the Black Sea, where Russian and Ukrainian ports are major hubs for wheat and corn.

published on : 5th March 2022

Russia may keep US out of joint space project due to sanctions; plans to rope in China instead

Venera-D is a planned joint space exploration project between Russia's Roscosmos and US space agency NASA to explore Venus.

published on : 26th February 2022

Sanctions on Russia likely to disrupt India’s trade with CIS region

The ongoing tussle between Ukraine and Russia can disrupt India’s trade with European Union, Russia and other CIS (Commonwealth Independent States) counties. 

published on : 25th February 2022

EU leaders agree 'maximum impact' sanctions on Russia

However, there were clear divisions over the option of kicking Russia out of the SWIFT network that the world's banks use to securely send messages in order to carry out transactions.

published on : 25th February 2022