On Tuesday, the Treasury Department blocked U.S. companies from doing business with Rosneft Trading SA, accusing the Geneva subsidiary of the Russian state-owned oil giant of providing a critical lifeline to Maduro as he seeks to bypass U.S. sanctions.
Vladimir Putin will meet with Ukraine’s new president Vladimir Zelensky next week during peace talks held with mediators France and Germany, Russian media reported on Friday.
Putin said that the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and will warrant a response.
November 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of the official opening of the Berlin Wall by the East German and East Berlin government in 1989. That year witnessed world-shaking transformations taking place across the communist world.
Bring it on, says Russia’s central bank. They are ready for it. In fact, Russia’s entire economy since sanctions against it began in 2014 has been based on worst-case scenarios.
When the United States enacted a series of sanctions in retaliation for Russia's alleged interference in American elections, the goal was to punish an adversary, not to penalize friends.
Putin reiterated Russia’s position that the Iranian nuclear deal made by former president Barack Obama is “of paramount importance for ensuring international stability and security."
Democrats want a much tougher stance on Russia, while Republican Trump has been soft on Putin. As a result, we are left with partisan bickering.
"Putin's statement makes it clear we are in a new arms race that will put us under the terror of a new Cold War, in constant fear of death at any instant."