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EU ready to retaliate against US sanctions on Russia


Brussels fears effort to punish Moscow’s election meddling will hurt energy companies 4 HOURS AGO by: Jim Brunsden in Brussels and Courtney Weaver in Washington Brussels is preparing to retaliate against the US if Washington pushes ahead with far-reaching new sanctions on Russia that hit European companies. Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, has called… Continue reading EU ready to retaliate against US sanctions on Russia

Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea · Russia

Congress reaches Russia sanctions deal


The bill comes to vote on Tuesday, 25 July 2017. This deal is mostly political, between the Democrats and Republicans.   A bill including sanctions against North Korea was passed with only 1 dissenting vote and will be included with the Russian sanctions bill.  Besides sanctions, it barred any country not complying with shipping to… Continue reading Congress reaches Russia sanctions deal

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

SENATE GOP, DEMS AGREE ON NEW SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA


I have lots of thoughts on this issue, but only two I would like to share.   More sanctions on Russia is a very good thing. The United States needs to do a lot more, however. Expanded Russia Sanctions Gain Bipartisan Support in U.S. Senate Bloomberg 03:16 RFE/RL: U.S. Senators reach bipartisan deal on bill… Continue reading SENATE GOP, DEMS AGREE ON NEW SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA

Canada · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia threatens retaliation over latest round of Canadian sanctions


Ukrainian interior minister calls new sanctions over Crimea ‘a very a positive step’ By Murray Brewster, CBC News Posted: Dec 09, 2016 5:00 AM ET Canada has quietly imposed additional sanctions on Russian nationals over the annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s ongoing support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. The new measures, including asset-freezing and a prohibition on… Continue reading Russia threatens retaliation over latest round of Canadian sanctions

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German official calls for sanctions against Russia over Syria


Fri Oct 7, 2016 | 9:11am BST A German official on Friday called for new sanctions against Russia over its role in the bombardment of Syria, saying Moscow’s involvement in war crimes could not go unpunished. Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power have stepped up an offensive on rebel-held parts of the city… Continue reading German official calls for sanctions against Russia over Syria

Russia

Nemtsov allies want to add Russia’s chief propagandists to Magnitsky List


This is unusual. What is unusual is not that someone wants to add more Russians to the sanction list.  It is unusual that I know somebody on the list. Konstantin Syomin interviewed me yesterday for TV Russia and, quite frankly, he did not strike me as bad or unprofessional. Konstantin Syomin, when he first introduced himself, said he was… Continue reading Nemtsov allies want to add Russia’s chief propagandists to Magnitsky List