Culture Minister: Crimea’s cultural heritage is underestimatedSociety & Culture July 25, 21:57
Official: Kabul needs Russian-made combat helicopters to counter terroristsMilitary & Defense July 25, 21:42
Armed group in Yerevan sets bus on fire at seized police stationWorld July 25, 21:29
IWF to make decision on eligibility of Russian athletes after consultations with WADA, IOCSport July 25, 21:18
Coach: Swimmers Morozov, Lobintsev have never had any doping violationsSport July 25, 20:54
Opposition forces gathering for rally in YerevanWorld July 25, 20:47
Turkey’s foreign minister: Turkish opposition likely to attempt coup in KyrgyzstanWorld July 25, 20:36
International Handball Federation set to retest all of Russian women’s team playersSport July 25, 20:19
FINA to retest all doping samples from 2015 World Aquatics Championship in RussiaSport July 25, 20:08
The new list of sanctions comes into effect as of August 5, 8:00 p.m. Moscow time (16:00 GMT).
The list published by EAER’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs includes Head of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Alexander Bortnikov, Head of the Intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov, Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov, Deputy Head of the Security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev, leaders of embattled Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics as well as some other Russian state officials and militia leaders in Ukraine.
All persons in the Swiss blacklist, which now comprises a total of 87 people and 20 companies and organizations both in Russia and Ukraine, are banned from travelling to Switzerland and prohibited to transfer their assets they hold outside the EU to Swiss banks.