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UK Added Lukashenko and his to the Sanction List

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The FINANCIAL -- The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office have updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list includes the President of Belarus, his son and six other senior government officials judged to be responsible for rigging the August presidential poll and suppressing subsequent street protests. The sanctions include an asset freeze and travel ban imposed on Lukashenko himself. …

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UK Added Lukashenko and his to the Sanction List

11 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office have updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list includes the President of Belarus, his son and six other senior government officials judged to be responsible for rigging the August presidential poll and suppressing subsequent street protests. The sanctions include an asset freeze and travel ban imposed…

OPEC Pushes for oil production slash but will Russia agree?

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The FINANCIAL — With oil prices down more than 20% since the start of the year as the economic impact of the coronavirus saps oil demand. Oil’s losses came even as OPEC agreed to cut crude output by an extra 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in the second quarter. Oil traders fear demand for…

Russia and Putin receive low ratings globally

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has now been in power for more than two decades. Last month, Putin proposed constitutional amendments that led to the resignation of the Russian Cabinet and the appointment of a new prime minister – steps widely interpreted as a consolidation of Putin’s long-term power.…

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UPDATE: Russian Airlines will be Worst Impacted by the Ban Imposed by Putin, report

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The FINANCIAL — The ban on Russia-Georgia fligts imposed by Russian president will harm both countries, Veritas Global , Geneva based company said. Russian airlines, which offer 76% of the capacity, will be worst impacted and stand to lose $225 million in revenue per year. Georgian airlines will face revenue losses of $61.3 million. “The proposed ban will have negative…