Contents tagged with Kremlin report

  • US sanctions force Russian tycoon Deripaska to resign from the board of directors of Rusal

    Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska decided to leave the Board of Directors of En+ Group, which is the largest shareholder of aluminum producer Rusal, Deutsche Welle reports.

    The website of En+ Group reports that on Friday, May 18, at the meeting of the Board of Directors at the end of which his Chairman Gregory Barker accepted Mr. Deripaska's resignation, the Board unanimously endorsed the proposals aimed at lifting sanctions against En+ and its subsidiaries.

    It is noted that the so-called …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Russia responds to Kremlin Report with 'sovereignty law'

    After publication of the United States’ “Kremlin List”, the Russian Federation Council’s Temporary Commission to Prevent Interference in Internal Affairs began work on a bill which will define the concept of “interference in state sovereignty”, Lyudmila Bokova, one of the bill’s authors, told RBC news agency.

    “There are many facts of interference by foreign powers in our country’s internal affairs. By putting forward the legislative initiatives, we are proceeding from a position of mirror …

  • Russia calls Kremlin List an effective breach in Russia-US relations

    First deputy chairman of the Federation Council’s International Affairs Committee Vladimir Dzhabarov believes that the inclusion of virtually all the Russian leaders in the US Finance Ministry’s “Kremlin Report” constitutes a breach in Russia-US relations, RIA Novosti reports.

    “Formally our countries have relations, but the inclusion in the sanction list of virtually all our country’s leadership means that these relations are effectively being severed,” Dzhabarov commented. He himself was …

  • Washington publishes 'Kremlin list' targeting Russian elite

    The US Treasury Department submitted to the Congress a list of 114 Russian politicians, government officials and businessmen included in the so-called “Kremlin Report”. The “Kremlin report” includes Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, his deputies and other members of Russian government.

    The list also includes First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Ministers Sergey Prikhodko, Alexander Khloponin, Vitaly Mutko, Arkady Dvorkovich, Olga Golodets, Dmitry Kozak and Dmitry …

  • US Ambassador urges Russia to evaluate the ‘Kremlin report’ objectively

    US Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman called on Moscow to perceive the so-called "Kremlin report" based on its "real, not contrived meaning and without emotions." Relations between the two countries are far from being exhausted by this legal act, he told Interfax.

    Huntsman reminded that six months ago, Congress voted to strengthen sanctions against Russia by a majority vote, so there will be no surprises on January 29. He added that this is the implementation of the results of the vote, which …