We, with our global partners, stand with Ukraine in opposing Russia's ongoing efforts to undermine Ukrainian security, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
According to the US State Department, Washington's new set of restrictions have been introduced in coordination with the European Union and Canada.
"Today's action targets individuals and entities playing a role in Russia's unjustified attacks on Ukrainian naval vessels in the Kerch Strait, the purported annexation of Crimea, and backing of illegitimate separatist government elections in eastern Ukraine", the U.S. Treasury said in a March 15 statement.
Last November, the Russian navy captured 24 Ukrainian sailors and their vessels in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black and Azov seas.
Speaking in occupied Crimea, which he visited on the fifth anniversary of the occupation of the Ukrainian peninsula by Russia, he said "Ukraine treated Crimea very, very dishonestly, the fundamental rights of citizens were violated: the right to language, the right to education in their native language, the economy of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol was destroyed, in fact, it was the annexation", the press service of the lower house of the Russian parliament told UNIAN. "The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, is announcing these sanctions on 114 individuals and 15 entities, under the Special Economic Measures Act".
Man charged with murder after New Zealand mosque shootings
Naeem Rashid tried to overpower Brenton Tarrant and protect fellow worshippers at Al Noor Mosque but was shot as he did so. As news of the tragedy broke, video also surfaced on social media of a gunman opening fire inside one of the mosques.
"The measures now apply to a total of 170 persons and 44 entities", the Council of European Union pointed out. Russian Federation seized the Ukrainian vessels and detained 24 people on board after they failed to respond to demands to stop.
On 25 November, Ukraine's Berdyansk and Nikopol gunboats and the Yany Kapu tugboat illegally crossed the Russian maritime border as they sailed toward the Kerch Strait, the entrance to the Sea of Azov. We will continue to take necessary action together in response to Russia's efforts to destabilise Ukraine.
The six defence firms were targeted over their operations in Crimea, where the USA says several "misappropriated Ukrainian state assets to provide services to the Russian military".
Among them are Russian shipbuilding giant Zelenodolsk, the hydroacoustic equipment producer Okeanpribor, a diesel engine supplier to the Russian military, Zvezda, and an electronic parts supplier to the military, Fiolent.
The billionaire was slapped with sanctions in April previous year, which targeted tycoons with close ties to the Kremlin.
I'm just tryna get everyone to chill out and go with the flow, be mellow and think about the bigger picture. The Jackson estate adamantly denied the claims and filed a US$100 million lawsuit against HBO last month.
Morrison said that the views expressed by Senator Anning had "no place in Australia, let alone the Australian parliament". It's unclear what new consequences may befall Anning, who was elected on a fluke in the first place.
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Forty people were killed in Friday's attack and four people were taken into custody, including one Australian. Hours after the attack, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed the attacker was an Australian.
You know, sound stages are huge. "The monkey just goes right to the ceiling and just disappears into the blackness of the stage". Marcel appeared in seven episodes in total, and was portrayed by Katie, a female white-headed capuchin monkey.
You can't ever write off the little guy. "Whatever gameplan they've got going, it won't work". "This is going to be a hard fight". He's on his way out and with everything he's accomplished, especially if I can really put a beating on him and get a stoppage.
Though Game of Thrones will be all wrapped up in just a couple of months' time, HBO isn't done with the franchise just yet. HBO has confirmed Game of Thrones' final supersized episodes, including three that hit the 80-minute mark.
After drafting Hill in 2016, the Chiefs defended their decision to select a player with a domestic violence charge on his record. In 2015, before Hill was drafted by the Chiefs, he pleaded guilty to domestic assault and battery in Oklahoma.
Duminy joins stalwarts like Chris Gayle and Imran Tahir in announcing that the World Cup will be their swansong. It is expected that he will be part of the 15-man squad to be named by South Africa for the World Cup.
England change five for Italy
They were uncapped rookies when Jones picked them for the 2016 tour to Australia and even then they made their presence felt. "The focus has to be on ourselves and on the things we can control, trying to play our best rugby".
Are eggs bad for your heart? New study weighs in
The researchers examined data from six USA study groups including more than 29,000 people followed for 17 ½ years on average. The study has limitations and contradicts recent research, but is likely to rekindle the long-standing debate about eggs.
New Zealand gun laws to change: Ardern
Ranstorp said Tarrant's document is shorter and "more sloppy" than the one written by the Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011. The police commissioner would not confirm the shooter's name is Brenton Tarrant during the press conference .
Spotify drops antitrust bomb on the "Apple tax"
Spotify argues that it has to raise prices, making it more expensive than Apple's own streaming service, Apple Music . We've reached out to both companies and will update if we hear back.
Hurkacz fait tomber Nishikori à Indian Wells — Tennis
Pouille, 30e au classement ATP, s'est incliné en trois sets 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 après tout juste deux heures de jeu. Au prochain tour, le Polonais sera opposé au Croate Marin Cilic (11e) ou au Canadien Denis Shapovalov (25e).