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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Russian Oil Company Supporting Venezuela's Leader

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The sanctions seek to pressure President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela to give up power, nearly two years after he was re-elected in a widely disputed vote.
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Trump administration targets Russian oil company for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions

Trump administration targets Russian oil company for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced new sanctions on Russian oil company Rosneft for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions on oil exports meant to pressure the Maduro regime.
The sanctions are the latest Trump administration effort to pressure Venezuelan President Nicholás Maduro by choking off the flow of money to his government. The penalties will target both assets of the company within the U.S. and global partners of Rosneft, which is run by Igor Sechin, a close ally of Russian President Vladmir Putin. The new sanctions will include a 90-day wind down period for those involved...
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US sanctions Russian oil company for role in Venezuela

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on the trading unit of Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft for helping Venezuela skirt an embargo on oil from the South American country.
The administration is also placing sanctions on the on Rosneft Trading and its president, Didier Casamiro.
Senior administration officials warned Tuesday that anyone in the world doing business with Rosneft Trading could also be sanctioned. The officials briefed reporters on condition of anonymity to provide details ahead of the announcement.
The officials say they expect the measure...
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