Austria resists including Nord Stream 2 in EU package of Russia sanctions

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg attends a news briefing following talks with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine February 8, 2022. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko / Pool / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Austria’s OMV is a partner of Gazprom’s in Nord Stream … Read more

Canada police begin clearing protesters blocking key US-Canada bridge

WINDSOR, Ontario, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Canadian police began clearing protesters blocking a key bridge linking Canada and the United States on Saturday, more than 12 hours after a court order came into effect that ended a blockade that had snarled international trade. The Ambassador Bridge, North America’s busiest land border crossing, had no traffic … Read more

SWIFT off Russia sanctions list, state banks likely target -US, EU officials

A view shows the logo of Sber (Sberbank) at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 5, 2021. REUTERS / Evgenia Novozhenina Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – US and European officials are finalizing an extensive package of sanctions if Russia invades … Read more