US unafraid of trade war, will proceed with China tariffs: Mnuchin

Treasury Sanctions More Russian Oligarchs, Companies, and Government Officials

The U.S. Treasury Department announced a new round of sanctions against Russian individuals and entities on Friday, including seven wealthy oligarchs, 12 of their companies, a state-owned weapons trading company called Rosoboroneksport, that company’s RFC Bank subsidiary, and 17 government officials.

An Iranian worker stands in front of a construction during a visit by Iranian Journalists to the South Pars gas field development phases (5-8) in the southern Iranian port town of Asaluyeh on July 19, 2010 as a top official announced that global energy majors are welcome to help develop …

Iran Signs Two Oil Deals with Russia’s Gazprom

Iran signed preliminary agreements with Russia’s Gazprom on Tuesday to develop two major oil fields in the latest of a flurry of deals with foreign firms, local media reported.


Two Months Later, Still No Answers in Death of Vladimir Putin Crony

In early November, Russian millionaire Mikhail Lesin was found dead in a Washington, D.C., hotel room. Lesin was very useful to Russian President Vladimir Putin in life, and his mysterious demise was extraordinarily well-timed. Two months later, there are still no official answers to questions about how he died or what he was doing in Washington, D.C.

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Polish Election Favourites Will Seek EU Renegotiation

Poland’s Law and Justice Party may seek another round of renegotiations will the European Union if they win the country’s parliamentary elections in October this year. The party – which sits with David Cameron’s Conservative Party in the European Parliament