EghtesadOnline: After U.S. sanctions crippled an entire Russian industry and air strikes in Syria threatened the first direct clash between nuclear superpowers since the Cold War, Vladimir Putin is seeking to dial down the tension.
EghtesadOnline: Total has indicated that it plans to use the same solutions it employs for doing business in Russia under US sanctions, for a key gas project in Iran in case Washington reimposes sanctions against the country.
EghtesadOnline: Sanctions from the U.S. have taken a toll on Russia’s local debt, but a bigger threat may lurk much closer to home.
EghtesadOnline: New U.S. sanctions on Moscow have forced Russian business chiefs to accept that Donald Trump's rise to power is not about to produce a "Trump Bump" in foreign investment.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has the unenviable task of exploring U.S.-Russian cooperation following Washington's latest sanctions on Russia and Moscow's expulsion of U.S. diplomats.
EghtesadOnline: Outside the U.S. Congress, which pushed the issue, there was little celebration of the latest escalation of sanctions between the U.S. and Russia.
EghtesadOnline: As Russia hunkers down for “decades” of U.S. sanctions, the chill in geopolitics is threatening to turn into a deep freeze for an economy retooling after the crash in oil prices.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration.
EghtesadOnline: New U.S. sanctions will make it harder for Russia to build two gas export pipelines to Europe but the projects are unlikely to be stopped.
EghtesadOnline: The new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow has "no immediate implications" for Russia's sovereign credit ratings, S&P Global Ratings said on Thursday.