New threats of US sanctions against African countries will drive them out of America’s sphere of influence and push them towards a new world order being carved out by the East.
Sanctions against Moscow are "having an impact … and we will continue to raise costs for Russia," says Doug Jones, US deputy assistant secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs.
Largest opposition bloc says it has "not been summoned" to talks as US seeks to rebuild ties with South American oil giant amid surge in oil prices due to conflict in Ukraine.
Despite US sanctions, Russia’s oil revenues have increased 50 percent per month since the beginning of 2022, according to the International Energy Agency.
Italian oil giant’s vessel is scheduled to load at PDVSA’s Jose port in the coming days according to the Venezuelan state oil company’s document.
The US Treasury department’s recent decision to lift sanctions in areas, where the Assad regime has no real control, will largely benefit the YPG/PKK terrorist group, according to experts.
Javad Owji’s visit comes after the US delegation held a hushed meeting with Venezuela amid the rising oil and gas prices sparked by Ukraine crisis.
The measures come as Washington increasingly punishes the military both for the February 2021 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi and violence against the Muslim Rohingya minority.
Despite mounting casualties, punishing international sanctions and unexpectedly strong resistance from Ukrainians, US sees no sign that Russia "is prepared to stop" its offensive — now in its 23rd day.
Russian troops remain stalled outside Kiev and rain fire on other Ukrainian cities even as the two sides project optimism over efforts to negotiate an end to the fighting continuing on the 22nd day.
The countries, part of a multilateral task force to tackle Russian oligarchs, agree to collect and share information with the goal of actions including sanctions, freezing and seizing assets and prosecution.
Talks are being held over amount of oil availability, freight, payment and other issues, says India's oil minister, amid Western attempts to dissuade countries from purchasing Russian crude oil over its Ukraine offensive.
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