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Business between Germany and Russia is well underway despite sanctions

June 29th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –– Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – For the Eastern Committee, despite the damage caused by Russian sanctions, the commercial situation between Germany and Russia is on the rise due to the initiation of German production on Russian territory, the Handelsblatt newspaper reports. Calculating the […]

EU extends by six months economic sanctions against Russia

June 28th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – The European Union has officially renewed Russia’s economic sanctions – due to expire on July 31 – for a further six months, a source in Brussels reported to RIA Novosti. “The decision has been made”, said the […]

Russian sanctions don’t stop Italian investments

June 27th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –– eurasiatx.com – – translated by Frederick Assar – Investment opportunities in Russia have increased since 2014 despite the sanctions imposed by the West, Banca Intesa Russia’s President Antonio Fallico told reporters. “The economy has adapted to sanctions”, said Fallico, “although not all business segments are subject to […]

Brussels: US applies pressure on the EU to cancel “Nord Stream 2”

June 23rd, 2017 – Fort Russ News –– Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – The United States are pushing for European countries to cancel the construction of the “Nord Stream 2” gas pipeline, a diplomatic source in Brussels told RIA Novosti . “The US wants to bury the project because, having started […]

European Council reaches agreement on extension of sanctions against Russia

June 22nd, 2017 – Fort Russ News –– Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – The European Union has decided to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months. The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, announced it on his twitter account. “There is agreement. The EU will extend sanctions against Russia […]

Gazprom: new anti-Russian sanctions threaten gas deliveries to Europe

June 22nd, 2017 – Fort Russ News –– Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – The new anti-Russian sanctions imposed by Washington threaten gas deliveries to Europe, says the chairman of Gazprom’s board of directors and representative of the president of the Forum for gas exporters Viktor Zubkov. Zubkov described the Nord Stream […]

Several EU countries oppose automatic renewal of anti-Russian sanctions

June 21st, 2017 – Fort Russ News –– Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – A number of European countries have opposed the automatic renewal of anti-Russian sanctions by the EU, a senior European Union official said. “There are several European countries who believe that the issue of renewal of sanctions cannot be […]

Sanctions. Italy pays the price for EU’s russophobia.

June 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –– Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – The European Union has extended anti-Russian sanctions for a year until June 2018. The next European summit is likely to extend the restrictive measures against Moscow Italy pays the price for EU’s russophobia. The EU’s anti-racist record seems […]

Sweden and Poland in favour of EU anti-Russian sanctions

June 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – Sweden and Poland have expressed their support for the continuation of the anti-EU sanctions, Swedish Premier Stefan Löfven said after a meeting with Polish Premier Beata Szydło. “We will keep the sanctions until Russia will implement the […]

European Union extends Russian sanctions for 6 more months

March 13, 2017 – Fort Russ New –– Rianovosti – Translated by James Harmon The Council of the European Union has extended the anti Russian sanctions for another six months, until 15th of September, against individual citizens and legal entities of Ukraine and Russia, which the EU considers responsible for “undermining the territorial integrity” of Ukraine, informed […]