Which countries are affected by Russia's food embargo?
In 2013, the EU accounted for 31.5 percent of imports of meat and meat subproducts to Russia, Norway provided almost 40 percent of Russia's fish and seafood products
President Barack Obama signed an executive order to impose visa restrictions and freeze any US assets of 20 more top officials and business people. The European Union also added more 12 names to its list of people facing sanctions in protest at Russia's absorption of Crimea after a referendum in the peninsula to leave Ukraine in favour of unification with Russia.
Sanctions against individuals and businesses were approved by the U.S., the EU and other countries and international organisations.
The major Western company announces potential losses on the Russian market
Latest measures target the military-industrial complex and energy sector
Investors may neglect state giants in favor of private players
New punitive measures by U.S. are aimed at large Russian companies
July 17: RBTH rounds up the day’s reporting in leading Russian media
Moscow is disappointed that the European Union has decided to impose sanctions on Russia contrary to its own interests, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on its website on Thursday
The Russian Foreign Ministry views the new U.S. sanctions against Russia as an attempt to take revenge for the fact that the events in Ukraine are not unfolding in a way Washington would like them to unfold
President condemns new wave of U.S. measures but says door is still open
Putin suggests BRICS think about measures to prevent harassment of states disagreeing with U.S. foreign policy decisions
Russia will suggest that BRICS partners think about collective measures to prevent sanctions harassment by the United States and its allies
Foreign car makers continue to open Russian plants despite sanctions
Russian citizens expect issues to emerge due to new regions' accession to Russia and Ukrainian crisis but think the West is not going to introduce harsh sanctions against Russia, sociologists said citing polls
Decision brings hope that foreign airlines will soon return to peninsula
July 3: RBTH rounds up the day’s reporting in leading Russian media
The largest business associations in the U.S. intend to publicly speak out against President Barack Obama, who is planning to impose new sanctions against Russia, reports the Russian business newspaper Vedomosti, citing Bloomberg
International legal forum sees roundtable devoted to the issue
For modern Russia sanctions are more challenging proposition than when the Soviet Union faced them in the 1980s
Ordinary people are finding it next to impossible to reach their money
The Russian leader promised that Russia will recognize the May 25 elections