Posts Tagged ‘sanctions’

Sanctions against Russia: Reactions from the Middle East

The Middle East media have not stopped commenting on recent developments in Ukraine through the prism of their perception in the region. Particular attention is paid to the topic of the sanctions imposed on Moscow and their resonance in the Arab world. As can be seen, attitudes towards these measures are negative in the region. […]

NATO Sanctions and the Coming Global Diesel Fuel Disaster

Amid the ongoing global inflation crisis, NATO heads of state and mainstream media repeat a mantra that high energy prices are a direct result of Putin’s actions in Ukraine since end of February.  The reality is that it is the western sanctions that are responsible. Those sanctions including cutting SWIFT interbank access for key Russian […]

Venezuela’s Economy Will Grow 20% In 2022, Despite Illegal US Sanctions

Above Photo: A protest against US sanctions in Caracas, Venezuela in August 2019. Benjamin Norton. Major Switzerland-based bank Credit Suisse forecasts Venezuela’s real GDP growth to be 20% in 2022 and 8% in 2023. This is despite an illegal US blockade, which starved the government of 99% of its revenue, according to the top UN […]

Friends, not Masters: Can Zelensky Offer Sanctions Relief to Russia?

In the spirit of apparent “reconciliation and multilateralism” defining the Biden administration’s approach to conducting international diplomacy, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken handed over the “power of attorney” to the Ukrainian president to offer Russia relief from international sanctions in exchange for ending its military offensive in Ukraine. On Sunday, April 3, confirming in […]

Panic buying or a long-term problem? Russia suffers drug shortages amid sanctions over Ukraine war

First came the warnings, in messages among friends and families and on social media, to stock up on vital drugs in Russia before supplies were affected by crippling Western sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine. Then, some drugs indeed became harder to find at pharmacies in Moscow and other cities. “Not a single pharmacy in […]

Fed Inflation Lies, Russia Sanctions and a New World Order

The Federal Reserve and most other world central banks are lying about how interest rates affect inflation. It’s no small matter, as it clearly is being used to usher in a global economic depression, this time far worse than in the 1930s, using Russia as the scapegoat to blame, as the powers that be prepare […]

Awaiting New DPRK Satellites and New Sanctions

Events have taken a new turn since the last report on the development of the DPRK’s missile program, focusing on the launch of two supposedly medium-range missiles. In addition to US and South Korean calls to “cease missile provocations and come to the negotiating table,” there have been clear signs of escalation. On March 7, […]

UK Energy Bills to Rise 14 Times Faster than Wages Amid Green Push, Sanctions War

British energy bills look set to increase some 14 times faster than British wages in 2022, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned.  Source

Boomerang Sanctions

March 12, 2022 Source by Ghassan Kadi, Do Western sanctions have any chance of achieving their objectives? Perhaps we need to look back at history and see how the earliest recorded sanctions were implemented. Before the age of electronic transfers and massive international trading and complex technology came into existence, warring factions enforced sanctions on […]

Ukraine, Russia, Sanctions Q & A — The Duran

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Western sanctions helping Russia and China shift to Eurasian system for anti-Christ global conquest

Demonstrators hold Russian flags, Duginist flags (middle), and flags of the self-proclaimed “Novorossia” (with blue cross), Soviet-inspired “People’s Republic of Donetsk” and ‘People’s Republic of Luhansk” in eastern Ukraine as they take part in a rally in support of the self-proclaimed “People’s Republics”, in Moscow on October 18, 2014. (DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP via Getty Images) By […]

Sanctions: A Sanctimonious Word for Economic Warfare and Outright Theft

Above Photo: Protest against US assets theft in Kabul, Afghanistan December 21, 2021. Agence France Presse. The U.S. claims the right to sanction, to steal from other nations, with one-third of humanity suffering from these crimes. Sanctions are war by other means and cause great suffering around the world. The word “sanctions” emerged in the […]

Tears for Ukraine, Sanctions for Russia, Yawns for Yemen, Arms for Saudis: The West’s Grotesque Double Standard

March 02nd, 2022 By Ahmed Abdulkareem Source The speed of Western retaliation over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised eyebrows among Yemenis who have endured a relentless bombing campaign and deadly air, land, and sea blockade for 2,520 consecutive days. HAJJAH, YEMEN – “We’re brutally bombed every day. So why doesn’t the Western world care like […]

Dem Rep. Auchincloss: We Should Impose ‘Secondary Sanctions Against China’ and Cut Off Russian Oil

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Alex Witt Reports,” Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) called for the U.S. to cut off imports of Russian oil in order to deprive them of “by far the most important source of hard currency” for them and also called for the U.S. to impose secondary sanctions against China and applying diplomatic pressure […]

The World United for Sanctions on Russia. Why Can’t It Do the Same for Palestinians?

Because this son of a Non Semitic Turkmen Mongolian mongrel Khazarian inbred bitch owns and operates the Khazarian Mafia which invaded and is illegally occupying Palestine while Holocausting the Semitic Indigenous Palestinian people runs Mossad. Mossad Jeffery ran a blackmail honey trap for the above pictured War Criminal Pedophilic Rat where heads of state, generals, […]

Sanctions stop Aeroflot flying anywhere outside Russia except Belarus

Sanctions have forced Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot to announce an end to almost all of its international flights. From Tuesday it will only fly to neighbouring Belarus, one of Russia’s few European allies in its war against Ukraine. Before the sanctions it used to fly to 146 cities in 52 countries around the world. Aeroflot […]

Treasury Sanctions ‘Russian-Backed’ News Outlets For ‘Advancing False Narratives’ That ‘Undermine Covid Vaccines,’ Paint Ukraine As ‘Aggressor’

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday sanctioned a host of Russian-backed news outlets for allegedly “advancing false narratives” and spreading “false information” to “undermine COVID-19 vaccines” and paint “Ukrainian government officials as the aggressor in the Russia-Ukraine relationship.” Yellen’s sanctions hit the Strategic Culture Foundation, Odna Rodyna, Rhythm of Eurasia, Journal Kamerton, InfoRos, SouthFront, United […]

In Historic Breach With Neutrality, Switzerland Joins EU in Sanctions on Russia

In Historic Breach With Neutrality, Switzerland Joins EU in Sanctions on Russia We Are Change » Feed / John Titor Switzerland’s historic neutrality is no longer: moments ago Reuters reported that the Swiss government had joined the EU in adopting sanctions on Russia, freezing assets of targeted companies and people effective immediately: SWISS GOVERNMENT SAYS […]

US Says It Will Add to Russia Sanctions If Moscow Escalates in Ukraine

WASHINGTON—The United States will impose more sanctions on Russia if Moscow continues to escalate its conflict with Ukraine, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Monday, noting that Russia so far has shown no signs of backing down. Price told a regular press briefing that U.S. sanctions “will ultimately be symmetrical and mutually reinforcing” with […]

Ukraine war: Switzerland adopts entire EU sanctions package against Russia

Switzerland on Monday endorsed the EU’s entire package of economic sanctions of the European Union against Russia, shocked by the brutality of Moscow’s assault on Ukraine while ensuring to preserve its neutrality. The federal government “is taking this step with conviction, in a thoughtful and unequivocal manner”, insisted the President of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio […]

Sanctions on Russia Cost the US More Than it Thinks

For more than many weeks now, many Western leaders have been calling for blocking Russia out of the SWFIT payment system. The UK’s Boris Johnson thinks that this is a potentially good way of ‘punishing’ Russia. But the US/EU have not blocked Russia out of this global payments system yet. There are two reasons for […]

How Western Sanctions Hurt Ordinary Russians

As Western nations announced sanctions in an effort to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offensive on Ukraine, ordinary Russians across the country formed long lines at ATMs. According to a Guardian report, a Tinkoff bank ATM in the Metropolis mall in Moscow had already run out of cash by the time its customers were told […]

China condemns Western sanctions on Russia

    China said on Saturday that Western sanctions slapped on Russia over its military operation in Ukraine will not solve the crisis. Many countries have imposed sweeping restrictions on Moscow, hitting its banks, trade, and largest airline, among other things. Foreign Minister Wang Yi made his comments during a phone call with his German […]

Psaki Claims Biden ‘Didn’t Mean It’ When He said “No One Expected Sanctions To Prevent Anything”

Former White House physician Ronny Jackson responded to Russia’s attack on Ukraine by warning that Joe Biden is not “cognitively… fit to be our president right now.” The current Texas Republican Congressman made the comments on Fox News after Vladimir Putin ordered the bombardment of Ukrainian military infrastructure across the country. “The whole country is […]

The Capitalist Death-Drive, Afghan Sanctions, Attack On Medicare

 Lee Camp looks at how the capitalist system sits at the heart of the worst problems facing society. In this history lesson, Camp takes you back to the feudal system, to the creation of corporations and currency, to the modern system that’s destroying the lives of the poor today. The ruling class don’t even […]

Iran sanctions US officials embroiled in Soleimani assassination

January 8 2022 Net Source: Al Mayadeen Net By Al Mayadeen Iran has imposed sanctions on previous and current US officials on account of their implication in the assassination of Martyr Qasem Soleimani Iran’s Foreign Ministry has imposed sanctions on US officials implicated in the assassination of Martyr Qasem Soleimani Iran’s Foreign Ministry released a […]

Foreign Ministry updates sanctions list of individuals involved in Gen. Soleimani’s assassination

Foreign Ministry updates sanctions list of individuals involved in Gen. Soleimani’s assassination – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — On Saturday afternoon, Iranian Foreign Ministry updated its list of counterterrorism designations over the American individuals involved in the assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani. The following is the statement released by the Foreign Ministry: The Ministry of Foreign […]

Sanctions-removal working group meets in Vienna

TEHRAN — Late on Saturday a working group meant to lift oppressive sanctions on Iran convened a session with experts from Iran the P4+1 group in attendance at Palais Coburg in Vienna. Bilateral and multilateral meetings will also continue at the level of the heads of delegations. The Russian negotiator in the Vienna talks, Mikhail […]

Iran says US sanctions cannot justify Seoul’s freezing of assets

Iran says South Korea is “obliged” to release its frozen assets, and that US sanctions cannot justify debt non-payment, Anadolu News Agency reports. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Ali Bagheri, made these remarks on Thursday during a meeting with his South Korean counterpart, Choi Jong-kun, on the sidelines of the ongoing nuclear deal talks in Vienna, […]

Afghanistan reacts to US sanctions with more cooperation with Iran

1 Jan 2022 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen Net The catastrophic humanitarian reality in Afghanistan is pushing the Taliban government to deal with Iran in order to secure the needs of its citizens. In light of US sanctions, this has become the best option. Iran and Afghanistan share a border nearly 600 miles long The […]

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