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#Sanctions

# sanctions - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Russia bans Ben Stiller, Sean Penn from country for their Ukraine support
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russia bans Ben Stiller, Sean Penn from country for their Ukraine support

Sep 6th 2022, 3:31 PM 19,821 Views 33 Comments

The actors are banned from entering Russia “on a permanent basis”, the Russian foreign ministry said.

# sanctions - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Russia retaliates against western media after EU court upholds ban on RT
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russia retaliates against western media after EU court upholds ban on RT

Jul 27th 2022, 3:07 PM 20,821 Views 38 Comments

The court found RT broadcast pro-war propaganda.

# sanctions - Monday 18 July, 2022

EU's foreign affairs chief says Europe must not tire in battle against Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU's foreign affairs chief says Europe must not tire in battle against Russia

Jul 18th 2022, 5:38 PM 7,482 Views 12 Comments

The EU’s representative for Foreign Affairs said that standing up to Putin was a “test of our resilience”.

# sanctions - Sunday 17 July, 2022

EU mulls sanctions as Russia accused of shelling from nuclear plant
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU mulls sanctions as Russia accused of shelling from nuclear plant

Jul 17th 2022, 7:43 AM 13,783 Views 11 Comments

More Russian figures could be placed on the EU’s blacklist.

# sanctions - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Germany raises gas alert level after Russia cuts supply
# Gaspolitik
# Gaspolitik

Germany raises gas alert level after Russia cuts supply

Jun 23rd 2022, 4:59 PM 19,524 Views 5 Comments

Russia has denied that the decrease in supply was a political move.

# sanctions - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Russia sanctions dozens of UK journalists and media figures
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia sanctions dozens of UK journalists and media figures

Jun 14th 2022, 6:29 PM 15,846 Views 18 Comments

The list names BBC director-general Tim Davie and The Times’ editor John Witherow.

# sanctions - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Sanctioned Russian oligarch’s megayacht hides in a UAE creek
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Sanctioned Russian oligarch’s megayacht hides in a UAE creek

Jun 1st 2022, 11:26 AM 32,720 Views 13 Comments

The 387ft Motor Yacht A’s presence in a Ras al-Khaimah creek shows the UAE’s neutrality during Russia’s war on Ukraine.

# sanctions - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Taoiseach warns of ‘rocky’ times ahead after EU bans most Russian oil and gas
# Fuel Prices
# Fuel Prices

Taoiseach warns of ‘rocky’ times ahead after EU bans most Russian oil and gas

May 31st 2022, 12:26 PM 25,240 Views 58 Comments

Micheál Martin said it will be “challenging” for consumers as the EU weans itself off Russian fossil fuels.

Explainer: What will the EU agreement to ban Russian oil mean for member states?
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Explainer: What will the EU agreement to ban Russian oil mean for member states?

May 31st 2022, 10:13 AM 12,667 Views 30 Comments

The move will cut around 90% of oil imports from Russia to the EU.

# sanctions - Monday 30 May, 2022

EU agrees ban on more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports
# Brussels
# Brussels

EU agrees ban on more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports

Updated May 30th 2022, 11:06 PM 33,045 Views 66 Comments

The EU has already slapped five rounds of sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine.

# sanctions - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

May 19th 2022, 12:27 PM 21,884 Views 7 Comments

The move will prevent three Russian airlines from selling off landing slots at UK airports.

# sanctions - Friday 13 May, 2022

Putin’s ex-wife and family members targeted in latest UK sanctions
# Putin
# Putin

Putin’s ex-wife and family members targeted in latest UK sanctions

May 13th 2022, 1:09 PM 24,821 Views 10 Comments

The UK’s Foreign Secretary said she was taking aim at the ‘shady network propping up’ the Russian president’s luxury lifestyle.

# sanctions - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Irish journalist named in new UK sanctions package over role in Russian media
# Bryan MacDonald
# Bryan MacDonald

Irish journalist named in new UK sanctions package over role in Russian media

May 4th 2022, 5:10 PM 51,720 Views 0 Comments

The latest British sanctions target journalists, politicians, media companies and others.

EU leader outlines plan for Russian oil ban in new set of sanctions
# European Union
# European Union

EU leader outlines plan for Russian oil ban in new set of sanctions

May 4th 2022, 1:02 PM 33,255 Views 39 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said that the proposed embargo would likely impact Ireland the least among other EU countries.

# sanctions - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Fears raised that Abramovich could jeopardise Chelsea sale
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Fears raised that Abramovich could jeopardise Chelsea sale

May 3rd 2022, 10:29 PM 11,333 Views 7 Comments

The billionaire could insist on his £1.5billion loan being repaid.

# sanctions - Monday 11 April, 2022

Russian ships will be banned from Irish ports from Saturday
# EU Sanctions
# EU Sanctions

Russian ships will be banned from Irish ports from Saturday

Apr 11th 2022, 8:57 PM 27,896 Views 18 Comments

There are a range of exceptions including for humanitarian purposes and the transport of various fossil fuels.

Consensus proving difficult as EU discusses fresh sanctions on Russia
# Brussels
# Brussels

Consensus proving difficult as EU discusses fresh sanctions on Russia

Apr 11th 2022, 7:32 PM 9,773 Views 13 Comments

Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said banning Russian oil was “very difficult for some member states”.

# sanctions - Sunday 10 April, 2022

EU to discuss sixth round of sanctions on Russia
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

EU to discuss sixth round of sanctions on Russia

Apr 10th 2022, 5:30 PM 13,444 Views 12 Comments

The fifth round of sanctions, imposed since Friday, include a ban on Russian coal imports into the EU.

# sanctions - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

New sanctions placed on Russia by US and UK ahead of UN Human Rights Council vote
# New Sanctions
# New Sanctions

New sanctions placed on Russia by US and UK ahead of UN Human Rights Council vote

Apr 6th 2022, 8:48 PM 20,425 Views 8 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin called for the “toughest sanctions” to be placed on Russia by the EU.

EU looking to add two of Putin's daughters to sanctions blacklist
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU looking to add two of Putin's daughters to sanctions blacklist

Apr 6th 2022, 5:29 PM 40,284 Views 11 Comments

The US has announced it is to sanction Maria Vorontsova and Katerina Tikhonova.

People Before Profit TDs didn't clap Zelenskyy's speech in protest over sanctions
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

People Before Profit TDs didn't clap Zelenskyy's speech in protest over sanctions

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 5:08 PM 94,434 Views 23 Comments

“We can’t applaud calls for more sanctions which are hurting ordinary Russians and only bolstering the Putin regime at home.”

MEP Clare Daly criticises EU sanctions on Russia in European Parliament speech
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

MEP Clare Daly criticises EU sanctions on Russia in European Parliament speech

Apr 6th 2022, 2:22 PM 56,997 Views 102 Comments

Daly has previously voted against a resolution to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings
# Invasion
# Invasion

US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings

Apr 6th 2022, 7:05 AM 8,923 Views 46 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy likened Russia’s actions to Nazi atrocities yesterday.

# sanctions - Monday 4 April, 2022

Superyacht worth over €100 million and owned by oligarch with close ties to Putin seized by US
# Oligarchs
# Oligarchs

Superyacht worth over €100 million and owned by oligarch with close ties to Putin seized by US

Apr 4th 2022, 8:34 PM 34,860 Views 26 Comments

The Tango is a 254-foot vessel carrying a Cook Islands flag, a Civil Guard source said.

# sanctions - Saturday 26 March, 2022

US seeks tighter UN sanctions after North Korea missile test
# Weapons
# Weapons

US seeks tighter UN sanctions after North Korea missile test

Mar 26th 2022, 7:43 AM 7,718 Views 9 Comments

North Korea appeared to test-fire its biggest intercontinental ballistic missile to date this week.

# sanctions - Monday 21 March, 2022

Football Australia fine Socceroos coach over dog-walking Covid-19 breach
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Football Australia fine Socceroos coach over dog-walking Covid-19 breach

Mar 21st 2022, 4:31 PM 4,407 Views 1 Comment

Graham Arnold has apologised for his ‘error of judgement’.

# sanctions - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

EU imposes sanctions on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich
# Russia
# Russia

EU imposes sanctions on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich

Mar 15th 2022, 6:35 PM 22,743 Views 16 Comments

Officials said the oligarch had “privileged access” to Vladimir Putin, and this connection “helped him maintain his considerable wealth”.

# sanctions - Monday 14 March, 2022

EU to target Roman Abramovich in fourth package of sanctions against Russia
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

EU to target Roman Abramovich in fourth package of sanctions against Russia

Mar 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 22,600 Views 12 Comments

Those included on the list could see their assets in the EU seized and entry into the bloc refused.

# sanctions - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Abramovich disqualified as Chelsea director by Premier League
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Abramovich disqualified as Chelsea director by Premier League

Mar 12th 2022, 1:31 PM 22,386 Views 26 Comments

It comes following sanctions by the British government against the Russian billionaire.

Government rules out turning away Russian oil from Dublin Port
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Government rules out turning away Russian oil from Dublin Port

Mar 12th 2022, 12:10 PM 47,834 Views 49 Comments

The tanker is landing in Dublin Port today.

# sanctions - Friday 11 March, 2022

No vodka, no diamonds, no luxury goods: US and EU impose sanctions on Russian imports and exports
# Long Shot
# Long Shot

No vodka, no diamonds, no luxury goods: US and EU impose sanctions on Russian imports and exports

Mar 11th 2022, 6:23 PM 31,008 Views 21 Comments

“Putin must pay the price,” US President Joe Biden said today.

Lebedev says his father was KGB officer but he is 'not some agent of Russia'
# Security
# Security

Lebedev says his father was KGB officer but he is 'not some agent of Russia'

Mar 11th 2022, 4:14 PM 36,854 Views 14 Comments

A security assessment reportedly saying the media mogul posed a national security risk was allegedly withdrawn after Boris Johnson intervened.

Chelsea could be allowed to resume selling tickets by donating profits as aid
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Chelsea could be allowed to resume selling tickets by donating profits as aid

Mar 11th 2022, 3:32 PM 2,308 Views 0 Comments

The Stamford Bridge club has been blocked from selling tickets from 10 March.

# sanctions - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Billionaire Russian owner of Co Limerick aluminium plant named on UK sanctions list
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Billionaire Russian owner of Co Limerick aluminium plant named on UK sanctions list

Mar 10th 2022, 12:21 PM 78,423 Views 22 Comments

Auginish Alumina employs 450 people in the Askeaton area of Co Limerick.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich sanctioned by UK government and has assets frozen
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich sanctioned by UK government and has assets frozen

Mar 10th 2022, 9:41 AM 63,411 Views 49 Comments

Abramovich has been hit with an assets freeze and travel ban as part of new UK government sanctions.

# sanctions - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Everton-linked Russian billionaire Usmanov sanctioned over Ukraine invasion
# Target
From The42
# Target

Everton-linked Russian billionaire Usmanov sanctioned over Ukraine invasion

Mar 3rd 2022, 9:08 PM 4,579 Views 2 Comments

Alisher Usmanov and Igor Shuvalov were being sanctioned after the move was signed off by Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, the PA news agency understands.

# sanctions - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Danish shipping giant Maersk to stop taking new non-essential orders to and from Russia
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Danish shipping giant Maersk to stop taking new non-essential orders to and from Russia

Mar 1st 2022, 12:50 PM 16,564 Views 6 Comments

The company said it would stop the orders due to sanctions imposed over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

Morning Memo: Western sanctions heap pressure on Russian banks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Morning Memo: Western sanctions heap pressure on Russian banks

Mar 1st 2022, 10:56 AM 16,310 Views 5 Comments

Russia’s currency has depreciated rapidly in the past few days of trade.

Russia, Belarus suspended by World Rugby 'until further notice'
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Russia, Belarus suspended by World Rugby 'until further notice'

Mar 1st 2022, 8:11 AM 5,537 Views 7 Comments

The world governing body has announced “full and immediate” sanctions following the invasion of Ukraine.

# sanctions - Sunday 27 February, 2022

SWIFT exclusion the most 'disruptive sanction' against Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

SWIFT exclusion the most 'disruptive sanction' against Russia

Feb 27th 2022, 12:21 PM 36,257 Views 23 Comments

Swift is a discreet but important cog in the machinery of international finance.

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