The US State Department says price caps on Russian oil lets buyers, like China, "drive a harder bargain" in their purchases
The Commerce Department says the listed entities supplied US-origin integrated circuits to Moscow’s military
Observers say New Delhi is looking to develop a domestic arms industry, not move closer to the West, and its relationship with Moscow will remain close
Lithuania's Foreign Minister has urged Brussels to draw up a reaction plan if Beijing launches an attack on the island nation
The new firm will take over rights and obligations of Sakhalin Energy Investment Co, in which the two Japanese companies and Shell hold just under a 50% stake
China's Embassy in Washington said it has not provided assistance to either party in the war, and it opposed the addition of five Chinese firms to the US trade blacklist
Britain, the United States, Japan and Canada announced a ban on imports of Russian gold, sales of which totalled $15bn last year, at the start of the G7 three-day summit on Sunday
Russian grades totalled 16.5% of India's oil imports last month, but the country still gets nearly 60% of its oil from Iraq and nations in the Middle East, and the Russian spurt may have already ended
The days of cheap Russian oil have evaporated, according to Indian sources, who say Rosneft has failed to sign new oil deals with Indian refiners, as sales have been done with other customers.
Russia is pumping an extra 70,000 barrels a day via the East Siberia Pacific Ocean pipeline to Kozmino, its port in the Far East, amid surging demand from countries in Asia and EU sanctions
Russian news agency Sputnik said the move was designed to bolster cooperation among Shanghai Cooperation Organisation nations ``as a bulwark against US sanctions.''
Elizabeth Rosenberg, assistant secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, will be in India on what is seen as a US bid to try to temper India's purchases of Russian oil