Vladimir Putin and Justin Trudeau

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Canada Slaps Sanctions On Russian Central Bank Chief, Others

Canada has slapped sanctions on the Russian Central Bank Chief and thirteen other Russian figures who have close ties with the government. It also includes some Russian oligarchs and the daughters of President c. This comes as Russia continues to carry on its military operation in Ukraine. Earlier, Canada had announced personal sanctions against the Russian President and the members of the Russian parliament.

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:34 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Canada, Russia, Sanctions, russian embassy, Canadian

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Joe Biden

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US To Impose New Sanctions Against Moscow Over Bucha Killing

The United States and European Union are planning to impose new sanctions on Moscow, Russia, after the recent killing of civilians in Bucha, amid the Ukraine-Russia war, confirmed officials on April 6. Notably, the assistance including $100 million military aid came after Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky listed alleged Russian atrocities, in a speech to the UN Security Council. He also called 'Bucha violence' 'war crimes' stating, they… read-more

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 02:42 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Russia-Ukraiane War, Bucha Killing, US, EU, Sanctions

China and the US conflict

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China Imposes Sanctions On 4 US Officials Over Xinjiang

In a tit-for-tat move, China imposed sanctions on four members of the US government's Commission on International Religious Freedom, on December 21. The four members include chairwoman Nadine Maneza, deputy chairman Nury Turkel and members Anurima Bhargava and James Carr. As per the sanction, they won't be able to travel to China. Earlier, the US imposed sanctions on Chinese officials citing complaints of abuses in China's Xinjiang region. … read-more

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 08:30 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: China, Sanctions, US, Xinjiang, International Religious Freedom

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ONGC Likely To Lose Exploration Rights Over Oil-block Discovered In Iran

After investing $400 million, India's ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) may lose the 'oil-exploration rights' over Farzad-B gas-field in Iran. According to unconfirmed sources, National Iranian Oil Co has found a domestic company for the development of the oil-block. Reportedly, after continuous inconclusive negotiations between 2012-2018, nothing was realised due to difficult terms and international-sanctions against Iran. In 2008, OVL discovered… read-more

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 02:56 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Iran, India, ONGC, ONGC Videsh Limited, Farzad-B, oil field, Middle East, Sanctions

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif

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Arms Embargo Against Iran Comes To End Under Terms Of UNSC Resolution

Iran government on October 18 celebrated the termination of UN's arms embargo (arms ban) against the country imposed in 2007. The enduring ban on arms' purchase has come to an end under the terms of UNSC resolution, which was passed after the signing of 2015 Nuclear Deal. Iran's Foreign Ministry said that the country can now "procure any necessary arms and equipment" for its defence purposes.

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 01:47 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Iran, United States, US Election 2020, UN arms embargo, Sanctions, UNSC, Tehran, Washington D.C.

Courtesy: The Hindu