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Business Jan 28, 2019

Trump lifts Rusal sanctions as Putin ally Oleg Deripaska cuts stake

The U.S. Treasury Department on Sunday lifted sanctions on three firms tied to Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, including United Co. Rusal, a move that will provide relief to the global aluminum market. Deripaska, an ally of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, will remain under U.S. sanctions, ...

U.S. hits Russian intelligence and troll farm with fresh sanctions

Business Dec 20, 2018

U.S. hits Russian intelligence and troll farm with fresh sanctions

The U.S. Treasury hit 15 members of Russia's GRU military intelligence agency with sanctions Wednesday over their alleged roles in interference in the 2016 presidential election and hacking the World Anti-Doping Agency. Also sanctioned were two GRU agents who allegedly attempted to assassinate Russian defector ...

Sanctions on Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska will create global ripples

World Apr 7, 2018

Sanctions on Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska will create global ripples

The U.S. government's decision to include Russian magnate Oleg Deripaska on its sanctions blacklist on Friday will reverberate around the world because his business empire has a global footprint and counts major multinationals as partners. Washington imposed sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs, 12 companies they ...