Nord Stream 2, a Russia-to-Europe gas pipeline in the works since 2012, continues to face trouble in Denmark as it nears completion, causing Russian President Vladimir Putin to suggest the possibility of alternate routes.
The U.S. Treasury Department used for the first time its authority to impose sanctions against actors found engaging in foreign interference in U.S. elections, designating Russian financier Yevgeniy Prigozhin and the Internet Research Agency.
The General Electric Company agreed this week to pay $2.7 million to resolve U.S. Treasury Department allegations that the company violated U.S. sanctions regulations regarding Cuba.
A subsidiary of sanctioned Russian bank VEB.RF said earlier this month that it planned to invest billions of rubles into a struggling uranium mine in Russia’s Far East.
An Iranian woman was sentenced to time served after admitting to her role in a scheme to export goods to sanctioned Iranian companies.
Companies sanctioned Wednesday by the U.S. State Department, or their majority-owned subsidiaries, own or operate more than 50 vessels, according to maritime data and corporate records reviewed by Kharon.
The European Union on Friday imposed sanctions on seven members of the Venezuelan security and intelligence forces over their involvement in torture and other human rights violations.
Тhe Russian government is preparing to extend a tax law providing relief for companies under Western sanctions that are majority-owned by the state, according to sources who spoke to the Russian business daily Kommersant.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Russian company and three individuals allegedly behind a sanctions evasion conspiracy to facilitate the transfer of jet fuel to Russian forces operating in Syria supporting the government of Bashar al-Assad.
The U.S. State Department on Thursday banned aging Cuban leader Raul Castro, and his immediate family, from entering the country.