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​Australia imposes new round of sanctions against Russia
The Australian government on Monday unveiled further sanctions against Russian oil and gas, financial and defense sectors, bringing Canberra in line with the European Union.

01.09.2014 07:46

Sanctions are of no concern at glittering 2014 Moscow car show
The Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS) - one the world’s top ten auto shows - has opened its doors to public on Friday showing that sanctions against Russia are of no real concern for participants and visitors.

29.08.2014 14:02

Crisis in Ukraine: A case study in mismanagement
The Ukrainian crisis has two closely intertwined dimensions: a domestic one and an external one, both testifying to the failure to manage the process correctly.

29.08.2014 12:40

'TTIP agreement is an attack on people, society and environment in both Europe and the US'
In TTIP talks the US and the EU are working on behalf of big businesses trying to attack the most prized social and environmental standards that people have fought for years to uphold and develop, executive director of War on Want John Hilary told RT.

28.08.2014 12:15

​Russia may extend Visa and MasterCard deadline to Jan 1
Russia’s Finance Ministry is ready to extend by two months the deadline for international payment systems Visa and MasterCard to set up domestic processing for Russian card holders, according to Deputy Minister Alexei Moiseev.

27.08.2014 12:19

‘Poroshenko wants to internationalize the situation and turn it into a conflict between Ukraine and Russia’
Russia does not consider itself party to the conflict in Ukraine, seeing it as a conflict between the Eastern Ukrainians and the Kiev, while Poroshenko’s analysis of the situation is totally different, legal expert and blogger Alexander Mercouris told RT.

27.08.2014 11:17

Ukraine’s transition to EU trade will cost €165bn - Putin
Switching over to EU trade standards and nixing duty-free trade with Russia will cost Ukraine €165 billion over the next 10 years, President Putin warned at a meeting with President Petro Poroshenko in Minsk on Tuesday.

26.08.2014 12:38

Russia’s food sanctions have “benign” effect on economy – S&P
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Russia’s one-year embargo on agriculture imports will not hurt domestic retailers’ credit ratings.

25.08.2014 08:16

Germany blames Ukraine crisis for unexpected slowdown
The sudden contraction of the German economy in the second quarter could be caused by Russian sanctions and the erosion of confidence from the crisis in Ukraine, the German Finance Ministry said on Friday.

22.08.2014 11:49

​HSBC boss warns big business may ditch independent Scotland
Big banks may leave Scotland if it chooses to become an independent state, the chairman of HSBC has said, warning that ‘capital flight’ could cripple the country’s economy.

22.08.2014 13:10

Carlsberg shrinks the size of its beer bottles in line with Russian market
Carlsberg, the biggest brewer in Russia, plans to put less beer in bottles and reduce the size of some products in order to avoid increasing prices in Russia, where the beer market is shrinking.

21.08.2014 10:48

Switzerland to EU: We don’t want to sidestep Russian food ban
Switzerland has said it will not re-export European agricultural products to Russia that now can’t get access to the country’s market.

20.08.2014 06:00

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