Sanctions

As The “Sanctions War” Heats Up, Will Putin Play His ‘Gold Card’?
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by John Butler, Contra Corner: The topic of ‘currency war’ has been bantered about in financial circles since at least the term was first used by Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega in September 2010. Recently, the currency war has escalated, and a ‘sanctions war’ against Russia has broken out. History suggests that financial assets are highly unlikely to preserve investors’ real purchasing power in this inhospitable international environment, due in part to the associated curre [...]
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Venture Capital: Sanctions Era
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Russia Negotiates Ceasefire In Ukraine: NATO Responds With Troops, Warships, and Sanctions
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image sourceBrandon TurbevilleActivist Post Only hours after Russian President Vladmir Putin managed to secure a fragile ceasefire between the Western-backed fascist regime in Kiev and the Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine, NATO has rewarded Russia's efforts by shipping NATO soldiers into Western Ukraine, increasing the number of NATO navy vessels in the Black Sea, and leveling new sanctions against Moscow.According to Reuters, Western Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and on [...]
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Russian-Iranian Relations Strengthen Amidst International Sanctions
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Steven MacMillanActivist PostAs the sanctions against the Russian government continue to be implemented by Western nations, Moscow has been forced to look to Asia for economic and strategic partnerships. The Kremlin has been negotiating significant trade deals with two giants in the region for years now, with the prospect of a new geopolitical reality emerging if Russia, Iran and China continue to forge stronger ties into the future. At the beginning of August, Russia and Iran signed a historic [...]
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Europe continues paying farmers for food that's now being wasted due to Russian sanctions
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(NaturalNews) Officials with the European Union have implemented "emergency" support measures aimed at providing cash to farmers hit hard by Russia's ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from the continent.As reported by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and other media, the newly... [...]
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Fighting Back Against Western Sanctions
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Ulson GunnarActivist PostWhile the impact of sanctions leveled against Russia is being debated, one fact is perfectly clear: the dangerous interdependence cultivated by the concept of “globalization” leaves nations vulnerable amid a global order dominated by hegemonic special interests that use such interdependence as a weapon. Two rounds of sanctions have been leveled against Russia targeting Russian banking, arms manufacturing, and oil industries. Even as the sanctions are marketed to the [...]
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European Banks Expect Only ‘Limited’ Impact From Sanctions on Russia
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Expected impact of sanctions on business to be “marginal.” [...]
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Russia Moves to Toughen GMO Food Sanctions, Introduces Fines for Vague Labeling
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image sourceHeather Callaghan Activist PostClose on the heels of  their new food import bans, Russia is enacting stricter methods to keep GMOs off the table.Russia has a consumer safety watchdog group called Rospotrebnadzor - also known as the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Protection and Welfare.Russia's Government Legislative Commission has just approved Rospotrebnadzor’s proposal to further toughen sanctions and for the introduction of fines for unclear or inappropriately [...]
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US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar
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The US government's decision to apply more sanctions on Russia is a grave mistake. [...]
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Russian Sanctions Expose West’s "Global Disorder"
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Tony CartalucciActivist Post In a report by the Sydney Morning Herald titled, "Julie Bishop says 'petulant' Russian sanctions reflect its lack of acceptance for role in MH17 disaster," it claims:Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Russia's "petulant" trade sanctions on Australian food imports is yet another example of Moscow trying to evade responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.However, Bishop fails to indicate why Russia should or would accept responsibility for dow [...]
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Vladimir Putin signs historic $20bn oil deal with Iran to bypass Western sanctions
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Russian government will help Iran bring its oil to market. [...]
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Ukraine crisis: Putin orders retaliatory sanctions
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Russia has imposed import bans in the past, but normally on grounds of public health. [...]
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Putin tells Obama that latest sanctions against Russia are counterproductive
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Leaders agreed to keep open channels of communication. [...]
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Sanctions on Russian economy will bark and bite
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Prohibited three leading Russian banks from raising anything but short-term funding on US markets. [...]
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EU hits Russia with more sanctions as Ukraine fighting escalates
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Move adds to sanctions that Europe and the United States already had in place. [...]
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Poland, Britain Call for More Sanctions on Russia
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Say Russia responsible for downing of Malaysia Airlines passenger jet. [...]
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Russian Sanctions Backfire
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Obama’s State Department bears a heavy responsibility for promoting a civil war in Ukraine. [...]
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EU Edges to Economic Sanctions on Russia But Narrows Scope
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Sanctions on access to capital markets, arms and hi-tech goods likely to apply only to future contracts.. [...]
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Oil Spikes, Stocks Dump As Van Rompuy Gives Green Light To Extend Russian Sanctions To Oil
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Europe's addiction to Russian energy. [...]
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London’s Russian billionaires are “at risk” of sanctions, David Cameron warns
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Brunt of new “restrictive measures” aimed at cutting off Russia's banking economy. [...]
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Gun Buyers Scoop Up AK-47 Rifles After New Sanctions
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American companies are now prohibited from having Kalashnikov products imported into the U.S. [...]
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EU Imposes New Sanctions Against Russian Officials
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The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory. European foreign ministers stopped short, at least for now, of more forceful sanctions that would hit full sectors of the Russian economy. […] [...]
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Kiev Losing, Sanctions Flopped, Airliner Down, War Back On?
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The downing of a Malaysian Boeing 777 airliner will undoubtedly be exploited by NATO to vilify Kiev's opponents. [...]
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Sanctions and Airliners
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Washington’s attitude toward Russia is formed by the Wolfowitz Doctrine. [...]
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The Losers From U.S. Sanctions: AMERICAN Businesses
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American power plants are “desperately” turning to Russia for their coal. [...]
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Russia condemns ‘evil’ new US sanctions
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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the new measures will not bring "the country to its knees". [...]
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U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Uganda for ‘vile’ Anti-gay Laws
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Legislation “runs counter to universal human rights and complicates our bilateral relationship,” the White House said. [...]
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U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Uganda for ‘vile’ Anti-gay Laws
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Legislation “runs counter to universal human rights and complicates our bilateral relationship,” the White House said. [...]
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