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Iran Introduces Credit Cards For First Time

Lifted sanctions have Iran’s financial sector leaping forward. Iran introduced credit cards for the first time on Sunday, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported. Iran is looking to bolster its oil production and economy after world powers in January lifted sanctions against the Islamic Republic in return for Tehran complying …

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U.S. Weighs Sanctioning Russia and China in Cyber Attacks

The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals and companies for cyber attacks against U.S. commercial targets, several U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said no final decision had been made on imposing sanctions, which could strain relations with …

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Putin Bans Western Food and May Impose Embargo on Georgian Wine

Recently, Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture confirmed to Russian news agency RIA Novosti that the Ministry had started discussing a proposal to impose embargos for several countries, one of which was Georgia. Russia has bulldozed illegally imported European cheese as the government started its campaign to ban Western food, From the countries that …

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EU discusses new sanctions against Russia today

The European Union’s foreign ministers meet today to discuss fresh sanctions against Russia, following an escalation of the war in eastern Ukraine. The renewed offensive by Russian-backed rebels has killed dozens of civilians, many in Mariupol, a port on the Azov Sea. Vladimir Putin has made clear his view that …

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