STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) - The Swedish government is concerned that the country’s enterprises and workers will be harmed should the United States reinstate sanctions against companies owned by Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, the Swedish minister for foreign trade said on Wednesday.
WARSAW (Sputnik) - Several thousand farmers from different Polish regions are holding a rally outside the presidential palace in Warsaw, demanding that the government resume trade with Russia and limit imports of food products from Western Europe, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Wednesday.
EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager voiced her concerns about the effect this merger might have on the European rail industry on 16 January, with a number of national anti-trust watchdogs, including Germany's Federal Cartel Office, reportedly speaking out against the deal as well.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - In an interview with Sputnik, Venezuela’s National Representative to OPEC, the technical adviser at Venezuela’s PDVSA company and Petroleum Ministry Ronny Romero spoke about the impact of the US sanctions on the oil and gas giant.
Last week, the US State Department announced that Washington has certified the authority of Venezuelan opposition figure Juan Guaido to control some assets held by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or any other US-insured banks.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Greece and Italy have stopped purchasing Iranian oil, even in spite of the fact that they both had received waivers from US sanctions on the sector, Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh said on Tuesday.
Cryptocurrency owners have found themselves unable to access their digital assets after CEO and co-founder of Canada's biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Quadriga, Gerald Cotten, died in December, CNN reported on Tuesday.
The minister is among those most vehemently opposed to a 'no deal' Brexit in Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet.
Norway has joined the list of countries that are wary of doing business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei after its intelligence service identified China as the greatest cyber threat. In response, China slammed Norway's accusations as "ridiculous".
Europe remains divided over the Nord Stream 2 project but even the endeavour's ardent antagonists are forced to admit that the construction of the pipeline can't be halted. Meanwhile, European countries are increasing Russian gas imports, according to preliminary Gazprom data.
The US Air Force is considering a purchase of advanced F-15 aircraft to replace aging F-15C models as part of the 2020 fiscal year budget, according to the US Air Force chief of staff.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iran will never accept conditions set by EU countries for financial transactions bypassing US sanctions, Iranian top judge Sadeq Amoli Larijani said Monday.
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair is facing fresh setbacks after company chairman David Bonderman said he will step down in 2020, with CEO Michael O'Leary mulling his own resignation in five years.
Ahead of her Brexit speech in Northern Ireland scheduled for Tuesday, what Theresa May has to keep in mind is the freshly reiterated opposition by Dublin to any kind of border.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The UK government could withdraw a 60 million pound ($78.3 million) support package for Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan after the car giant chose Japan over the United Kingdom to build its new X-Trail car, The Times newspaper reported on Monday, citing a government source.
Residents in the Colorado capitol city of Denver will vote in May to legalize hallucinogenic mushrooms, after the referendum received a green light from officials on Friday.
French and German engineering giants Alstom and Siemens are planning to merge their railway businesses. The European Union launched an investigation into the merger to explore its possible impact on competition.
While both parties in the ongoing Brexit negotiations have refused so far to let go of their ‘red lines' and the extension of Article 50 seems an unlikely prospect, a new model for the EU-UK relationship has been set forward.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has announced an agreement that could pave the way for a new system of taxation in the world where more and more companies are able to reach customers across the world.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - It took European countries four months to establish a payment channel with Iran that would enable the European Union to continue trade with the Islamic republic in the face of US sanctions, but it is still unknown when this mechanism will become fully operational and indeed manage to protect EU businesses from US pressure.