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Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska is considered close to Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

(...)’s decision to lift sanctions on Russian giant Rusal, the parent company of Aughinish Alumina in Limerick(...)

Russian dolls in the likeness of Russia’s president Vladimir Putin and US president Donald Trump: Russia will regard any US move to curb  its banks as a “declaration of economic war”. Photograph: Mikhail Pochuyev\TASS via Getty Images

Russia will further decrease its holdings of US securities in response to new sanctions against(...)

Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s treasury and finance minster, promised to “transform” the country’s economy and to “rein in inflation”, but lacked specific details. Photographer: Stringer/Bloomberg

(...) the US market in addition to placing sanctions on two Turkish cabinet ministers – Abdulhamit Gul, the(...)

A cashier holds new 200 rouble banknotes in a bank in Moscow. The rouble extended its steepest slide in almost two years as new US sanctions over the country’s alleged use of chemical weapons rattled investor faith in the markets of the world’s biggest energy exporter. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Thursday as new US sanctions over the country’s alleged use of chemical weapons rattled investor faith in(...)

Mural on the wall of the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran: Ireland has yet to exploit an economic relationship of scale. Photograph: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images

European Union over sanctions on Iran due to the relatively low level of trade between the two countries(...)

An Iranian woman walks by a mural on the wall of the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran. As US President Donald Trump vowed to block those trading with Iran from the US market, the EU stepped up efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal by encouraging its companies to ignore the White House.   Photograph: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images

(...) economic sanctions on Iran have been lifted in return for the regime curtailing its nuclear aspirations. Mr(...)

Gazprom  shares fell as much as 2.4 per cent as the US announced sanctions against one of the company’s largest offshore fields late on Friday. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

US sanctions against the world’s biggest natural gas producer soured a surprise 71 per cent surge(...)

 A man smokes outside a currency exchange office while an electronic information panel shows the latest exchange rates, in Moscow. Photograph: EPA/Yuri Kochetkov

With the latest surge in bloodshed in Ukraine and tightening of western sanctions, the country(...)

 Vladimir Putin:  has utterly failed to diversify Russia’s economy during 15 years in power. Photograph: REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

(...) sanctions over its annexation of Crimea and support for separatist rebels in Ukraine. It was barred from(...)