Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he wants the war to be over before winter and urged G7 leaders to keep the pressure on Russia; he also appealed for more heavy weapons, anti-aircraft defence systems and further sanctions, in an address to leaders. Letting Russia win in Ukraine would be ‘absolutely chilling’, says Boris Johnson
In a CNN interview, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said they were "communicating directly, privately to Beijing that there will absolutely be consequences for large-scale sanctions evasion efforts or support to Russia to backfill them".
In a highly anticipated video call on Tuesday, US President Joe Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin of "strong economic and other measures in the event of military escalation" in Ukraine, the White House said in a statement.
President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world’s deadliest ongoing war.
U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone.
The U.S. said Thursday it had seized a North Korean cargo ship that it said was violating international sanctions, the first-ever such enforcement action. The announcement came hours after North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles.
The Trump administration on Monday imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA, aimed at severely curbing
The Trump administration is to reinstate all US sanctions on Iran removed under the 2015 nuclear deal.