Contents tagged with Kremlin list

  • Trump extends sanctions against Russia for another year

    US President Donald Trump has extended   sanctions against Russia for another year due to its annexation of the Crimea and aggression in Ukraine, the White House website reports.

    "In accordance with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act, I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13660," the statement says.

    The document notes that Russia's actions in Ukraine including the Crimea's annexation and aggression in the Donbas "continue to undermine …

  • Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov calls his entry on 'Kremlin list' 'ridiculous'

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov described the inclusion of his person in the so-called Kremlin list as "ridiculous". He spoke about this in an interview with the program Political Actors with Nailya Asker-Zade on the TV channel Russia 1.

    When asked about what the US authorities wanted to achieve, Lavrov replied that he was "completely indifferent as to what is happening now concerning the Kremlin report." According to him, it was possible "in half an hour…to compile the names of [ …

  • Russia's former Finance Minister urges businessmen to brace for sanctions after US published the 'Kremlin List'

    The Kremlin List, published by the US Treasury, is a list of businessmen and government officials who may fall under US sanctions in the future. The list has already begun to affect the work of Russian companies, the Head of the Center for Strategic Research (CSR) and former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin stated, Interfax reports.

    "These are not just sanctions that will come later. Unfortunately, it is already taking effect," the former Finance Minister told reporters on the sidelines of the …

  • US expands 'Kremlin List' to include representatives of separatist LPR and DPR

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury has expanded the so-called Kremlin List of Russian oligarchs and close confidants of Russian President Vladimir Putin to include the names of separatist representatives of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), as reported by Radio Liberty.

    According to the report, the list was expanded to include nine ministers and one deputy minister of the separatist-held Donetsk and Luhansk regions as well a former Luhansk official and his family …