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#Sanctions

# sanctions - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
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# Sanctions

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

Aug 1st 2017, 7:24 AM 10,521 Views 25 Comments

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# sanctions - Friday 28 July, 2017

Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions
# Fighting Back
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# Fighting Back

Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions

Jul 28th 2017, 12:08 PM 13,945 Views 145 Comments

Russia ordered Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.

# sanctions - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests
# Defiant
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# Defiant

'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests

Jul 27th 2017, 7:18 AM 9,246 Views 44 Comments

The US has issued fresh sanctions freezing the assets of senior Venezuelan officials.

# sanctions - Friday 7 July, 2017

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct
# Inquiry
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# Inquiry

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct

Jul 7th 2017, 7:36 PM 38,867 Views 0 Comments

The nurse was also found guilty of non-compliance with the nurses’ professional code of conduct.

# sanctions - Saturday 3 June, 2017

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'
# Nuclear Weapons
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# Nuclear Weapons

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:58 AM 9,052 Views 36 Comments

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

# sanctions - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons
# Trump Card
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# Trump Card

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Apr 26th 2017, 10:52 PM 13,280 Views 32 Comments

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

# sanctions - Monday 24 April, 2017

US blacklists Syrian chemists over deadly sarin gas attack
# Khan Sheikhun
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# Khan Sheikhun

US blacklists Syrian chemists over deadly sarin gas attack

Apr 24th 2017, 7:48 PM 10,179 Views 32 Comments

It is one of the US’s largest-ever sanctions announcements.

# sanctions - Saturday 14 January, 2017

US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions
# Russia Today
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# Russia Today

US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions

Jan 14th 2017, 9:43 AM 10,933 Views 77 Comments

Meanwhile, the President-Elect says he may scrap sanctions of Russia recently put in place by President Obama.

# sanctions - Friday 30 December, 2016

'Great move, Vladimir': Trump praises Russian President for reaction to US sanctions
# Putin's Pal
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# Putin's Pal

'Great move, Vladimir': Trump praises Russian President for reaction to US sanctions

Dec 30th 2016, 8:33 PM 19,972 Views 88 Comments

“I always knew he was very smart,” Trump tweeted.

# sanctions - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Russia pledges "adequate reprisals" after Obama expels Russian diplomats
# Escalations
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# Escalations

Russia pledges "adequate reprisals" after Obama expels Russian diplomats

Dec 29th 2016, 7:36 PM 29,235 Views 165 Comments

Barack Obama has announced a series of sanctions in retaliation for the alleged US election hack by Russia.

# sanctions - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Uefa fines Celtic for displaying Palestine flags, Legia Warsaw to play behind closed doors
# Disciplinary Action
# Disciplinary Action

Uefa fines Celtic for displaying Palestine flags, Legia Warsaw to play behind closed doors

Sep 29th 2016, 4:26 PM 6,334 Views 15 Comments

European football’s governing body has dished out a number of sanctions today.

# sanctions - Monday 12 October, 2015

Europe's 'last dictator' re-elected after saying his main rival shouldn't win because she's a woman
# Belarus
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# Belarus

Europe's 'last dictator' re-elected after saying his main rival shouldn't win because she's a woman

Oct 12th 2015, 10:45 AM 16,344 Views 44 Comments

Western sanctions in the country, imposed over rights abuse allegations, might soon be lifted.

# sanctions - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man
# The Remnants
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# The Remnants

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man

Oct 4th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,559 Views 62 Comments

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# sanctions - Friday 2 January, 2015

US imposes financial sanctions on North Korea over Sony hack
# The Interview
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# The Interview

US imposes financial sanctions on North Korea over Sony hack

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:47 PM 16,456 Views 84 Comments

Obama said they were aimed at the government of the country and not its citizens.

# sanctions - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year
# Sanctions
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# Sanctions

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year

Nov 23rd 2014, 10:08 AM 3,804 Views 27 Comments

Tomorrow is the deadline to reach agreement.

# sanctions - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'

Sep 15th 2014, 1:15 PM 47 Views 157 Comments

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# sanctions - Friday 12 September, 2014

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions
# Slap On The Wrist
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# Slap On The Wrist

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions

Sep 12th 2014, 12:24 PM 7,765 Views 88 Comments

Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.

# sanctions - Thursday 11 September, 2014

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia
# TAKING ACTION
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# TAKING ACTION

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

Sep 11th 2014, 6:41 PM 7,357 Views 68 Comments

Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.

# sanctions - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine
# Ceasefire
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# Ceasefire

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Sep 10th 2014, 2:03 PM 10,732 Views 49 Comments

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

# sanctions - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Russia warns it will "react" against new sanctions from Europe
# Minsk
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# Minsk

Russia warns it will "react" against new sanctions from Europe

Sep 6th 2014, 11:30 AM 14,549 Views 250 Comments

There will be a “reaction” if the EU passes the sanctions, the foreign ministry said.

# sanctions - Friday 5 September, 2014

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels
# Minsk
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# Minsk

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels

Sep 5th 2014, 7:42 AM 3,435 Views 75 Comments

Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.

# sanctions - Monday 18 August, 2014

Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples
# Eatpolishapples
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# Eatpolishapples

Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples

Aug 18th 2014, 2:45 PM 18,900 Views 74 Comments

Poland want us to eat their apples. And they’ve got a video encouraging us to do so.

# sanctions - Monday 11 August, 2014

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality
# Dairy Products
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# Dairy Products

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality

Aug 11th 2014, 2:45 PM 11,308 Views 34 Comments

Not literally, of course. Russia sanctions means we could have an awful lot of leftover cheese, and meat too.

# sanctions - Sunday 10 August, 2014

"I don't think we're back to cheese mountains": Coveney plays down Russian sanctions
# Exports
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# Exports

"I don't think we're back to cheese mountains": Coveney plays down Russian sanctions

Aug 10th 2014, 2:16 PM 7,327 Views 31 Comments

The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.

# sanctions - Friday 8 August, 2014

Russia's food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo
# Animal Crackers
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# Animal Crackers

Russia's food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo

Aug 8th 2014, 7:18 PM 11,980 Views 47 Comments

The animals have been caught in the crossfire of the tit-for-tat sanctions war.

The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job
# Inbox Me
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# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job

Aug 8th 2014, 3:02 PM 8,684 Views 2 Comments

This was the week in business.

Ukraine hits back with sanctions on Russian companies and citizens
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Ukraine hits back with sanctions on Russian companies and citizens

Aug 8th 2014, 1:19 PM 6,947 Views 20 Comments

The move comes after Russia imposed sanctions on EU and western countries.

# sanctions - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's how Russia's ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland...
# Agriculture
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# Agriculture

Here's how Russia's ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland...

Aug 7th 2014, 11:04 PM 55,557 Views 443 Comments

The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.

# sanctions - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians
# Foreign Affairs Meeting
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# Foreign Affairs Meeting

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians

Jul 22nd 2014, 9:47 PM 4,990 Views 27 Comments

The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.

# sanctions - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Nine soldiers killed as Ukraine helicopter shot down
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Nine soldiers killed as Ukraine helicopter shot down

Jun 24th 2014, 5:16 PM 5,803 Views 49 Comments

Meanwhile, Putin calls on Russian parliament to cancel resolution sanctioning Russian military force in Ukraine.

# sanctions - Monday 12 May, 2014

EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia
# Brussels
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# Brussels

EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia

May 12th 2014, 10:38 AM 3,373 Views 22 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.

# sanctions - Saturday 26 April, 2014

G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis
# Invasion
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# Invasion

G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis

Apr 26th 2014, 9:05 AM 5,343 Views 246 Comments

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

# sanctions - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

Apr 19th 2014, 12:03 PM 10,978 Views 54 Comments

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

# sanctions - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels won't abide by an international agreement reached yesterday
# Rebel Gunmen
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# Rebel Gunmen

Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels won't abide by an international agreement reached yesterday

Apr 18th 2014, 2:18 PM 5,326 Views 61 Comments

Obama has warned that if there’s no progress “additional consequences” will be imposed on Russia.

# sanctions - Monday 24 March, 2014

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis
# Out In The Cold
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# Out In The Cold

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

Mar 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 11,131 Views 139 Comments

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

# sanctions - Thursday 20 March, 2014

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea
# Tit For Tat
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# Tit For Tat

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea

Mar 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 12,376 Views 191 Comments

The latest measures by the US is being described as the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

# sanctions - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Obama calls European leaders over Ukraine crisis
# International Relations
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# International Relations

Obama calls European leaders over Ukraine crisis

Mar 8th 2014, 6:38 PM 7,758 Views 93 Comments

The new measures will ‘noticeably affect relations between the international community and Russia’.

# sanctions - Friday 21 February, 2014

The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine
# Kiev
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# Kiev

The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine

Feb 21st 2014, 1:22 PM 7,250 Views 29 Comments

Early elections have been called.

# sanctions - Thursday 20 February, 2014

EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting
# Kiev
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# Kiev

EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting

Feb 20th 2014, 7:28 PM 6,266 Views 85 Comments

More than 60 people have been killed during bloody fighting in Kiev.

# sanctions - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine
# Riots
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# Riots

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

Feb 19th 2014, 5:47 PM 6,143 Views 79 Comments

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.