Tag: Sanctions

Treasury Department Hits Ukranian and Russian Individuals With Sanctions

The Treasury Department has sanctions individuals from Russia and Ukraine for election interference. According to The Hill: One of the individuals added to the list was Andrii Derkach, a Ukrainian member of parliament, who was cited by William Evanina, the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, last month for spreading disinformation to “undermine”

Trump Admin Sanctions Companies Transporting Venezuelan Oil

The Trump administration has hit companies that transport Venezuelan oil with sanctions. According to The Hill: The Trump administration announced sanctions Tuesday on four shipping companies accused of transporting oil from Venezuela, in violation of U.S. sanctions against the country’s government. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement the four companies – three registered in the Marshall

Trump Admin Hits Russian Oil Company With Venezuelan Sanctions

The Trump administration has imposed Venezuelan sanctions on a Russian oil company that worked closely with the company. According to The Hill: The Trump administration Tuesday announced sanctions on a subsidiary of Russian oil giant Rosneft for trading Venezuelan oil and gas. Senior administration officials warned the sanctions against Rosneft Trading SA and its vice

Trump Administration Begins Drafting Iraq Sanctions

The Trump Administration has begun drafting possible sanctions to be placed on Iraq after the country’s parliament voted to expel the US military. According to The Hill: Senior administration officials have reportedly begun drawing up potential economic sanctions against Iraq in the wake of President Trump‘s threat to impose sanctions should the country force American troops to

Trump Hits Iran With new Sanctions

The Trump administration has put new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the country’s shipping networks and airline. According to The Hill: The Trump administration Wednesday slapped new sanctions on an Iranian shipping network and airline for allegedly smuggling lethal aid into Yemen and proliferating weapons of mass destruction. The sanctions blacklist a shipping network

Trump Announces Increased Iranian Sanctions

President Trump has responded to intensified Iranian aggression by promising to increase sanctions on the country. According to The Hill: President Trump on Wednesday said that he has instructed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to “substantially” increase economic sanctions on Iran. Trump’s announcement comes after Trump administration officials have blamed Iran for drone attacks on two Saudi oil sites

Trump Admin Unveils Executive Order Expanding Counterterrorism Sanctions

The Trump administration has unveiled a new executive order aimed at expanding the power to impose counterterrorism sanctions. According to The Hill: The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a new executive order to expand counterterrorism sanctions, which officials said would make it easier to target terrorists and their financiers. “Foreign financial institutions are now on