Russia may give tit-for-tat response to UK’s sanctions on FSB officers, diplomat cautions
Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Second European Department Sergey Belyayev noted that the response will always be appropriate
US to introduce Nord Stream 2-linked sanctions against two Russian persons, two vessels
The US Administration has now sanctioned seven persons and identified 16 of their vessels as blocked property pursuant to the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of 2019 in connection with Nord Stream 2
Biden signed order allowing sanctions against Russian export pipelines — White House
The document was released on Friday
UK slaps sanctions on 7 Russians allegedly involved in Navalny incident — Foreign Office
This is the second round of sanctions that London has slapped on Russia following the incident with Navalny, last October, the UK sanctioned six Russian individuals
Russia denies entry to several British nationals in response to UK sanctions — diplomat
Deputy director of the Russian foreign ministry’s information and press department Nikolai Lakhonin stressed that an adequate and proportional response would follow any unfriendly steps against Russia
US imposing new sanctions moves cooperation prospects further away — Russian envoy
Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov noted that US administration continued to escalate the situation artificially
US sanctions three Russian entities under WMD nonproliferation act — State Dept.
The sanctions are in place for two years but can be reduced or ended by the US Secretary of State
US "plays shell game" over diplomatic staff issues — Slutsky
Chairman of the State Duma's international affairs committee remarked that the US "instead of canceling all of the restrictions previously imposed on Russian diplomats and returning illegally seized Russian properties had been using visas as a means of pressure"
EU sanctions against Russia are ineffective, Europe itself suffers losses — lawmaker
The lawmaker stressed that Brussels had achieved "the degradation of relations with Russia and bringing the Russophobic minority out of control"