Canada imposes economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday announced a first round of economic sanctions on Russia a day after Moscow recognised the separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent. The United States, the European Union, Germany and Britain also announced ways they will hit Russia financially as they fear a further incursion is to… Read More Canada imposes economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

Britain imposes sanctions on Russian billionaires, banks over Ukraine crisis

Britain on Tuesday imposed sanctions on Gennady Timchenko and two other billionaires with close links to Vladimir Putin after the Russian president deployed military forces into two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Russia was heading towards “pariah status” and that the world must now brace for the next stage… Read More Britain imposes sanctions on Russian billionaires, banks over Ukraine crisis

U.S. President Joe Biden deploys troops, F-35 jets to Baltic region as Ukraine crisis escalates

U.S. President Joe Biden’s Tuesday announcement of a redistribution of troops in Europe includes sending 800 infantry soldiers to the Baltic region and up to eight F-35 fighter jets to several operating locations along NATO’s eastern flank, a U.S. official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. In addition, the United States will send 32 AH-64… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden deploys troops, F-35 jets to Baltic region as Ukraine crisis escalates

U.S. slams sanctions on Russian elites, banks over Ukraine crisis

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday revealed new sanctions on Russian elites and two banks as the West tries to stop an all-out invasion of Ukraine by punishing Moscow for ordering troops to two separatist regions it has recognised. The European Union, Germany and Britain also announced ways they will hit Russia financially as they… Read More U.S. slams sanctions on Russian elites, banks over Ukraine crisis