U.S. expands sanctions against Belarus
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Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya discusses fifth package of sanctions with Josep Borrell
The fifth package of EU sanctions should be considered as soon as possible.
EU to impose sanctions against Belarusian banking, potash, and oil industries
An agreement was reached in Brussels on the case of sanctions against officials from Belarus
US Under Secretary Victoria Nuland announces slapping new sanctions on Lukashenka regime
The United States may introduce new sanctions against Belarusian officials next week, US Under Secretary for Political Affairs of the Department of State Victoria Nuland stated on Thursday, when virtually participating at the GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum.
‘Due to human rights violations and abuses’: US unfreezes sanctions against nine Belarusian enterprises
On April 19, the US Department of the Treasury announced the revocation of the Belarus-related General License (GL) and implementation of a 45-day wind down of transactions.
Lukashenka okays tit-for-tat sanctions against Western countries
Alyaksandr Lukashenka signed Decree Nr128 ‘On the Application of Special Measures’, the press service reported on Tuesday.
Tsikhanouskaya: Sanctions imposed by EU not enough to put pressure on Lukashenka regime
In an interview with The Sunday Times, Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya said that the restrictive measures introduced by the European Union were not enough to put pressure on Alyaksandr Lukashenka and his cronies.
US sanctions OMON, Central Election Commission, internal troops as ‘Belarusian regime actors’
On December 23, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated one individual and four entities for their roles in the fraudulent August 9, 2020, presidential election in Belarus and the subsequent violent crackdown on peaceful pro-democracy protests.
Italy to close shops and restaurants over coronavirus
Only pharmacies and supermarkets will be open.