NEWS
 
Canada imposes more sanctions over Ukraine
New measures against oil and gas company and two officials
1 0
John Baird, March 13, 2014
The Canadian Press

Canada is trying to put more pressure on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has announced additional sanctions and says Canada and its allies are prepared to take further steps to further isolate Russia.

The latest economic sanctions are on a Crimean oil and gas company, Chornomornaftogaz, and two officials, Valery Medvedev, Chair of the Sevastopol Electoral Commission and Mikhail Malyshev, Chair of the Crimean Electoral Commission.

The two officials are also the subject of travel bans.

Canada has imposed similar sanctions on a host of Russian and Ukrainian officials and institutions in the past few weeks over Russia's move to hold a referendum on splitting the Crimea off from Ukraine.

Categories:

DON'T MISS

TED RADIO HOUR

Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz, Saturdays at 6pm and Sundays at 7pm

 
1 0
John Baird, March 13, 2014
The Canadian Press

Canada is trying to put more pressure on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has announced additional sanctions and says Canada and its allies are prepared to take further steps to further isolate Russia.

The latest economic sanctions are on a Crimean oil and gas company, Chornomornaftogaz, and two officials, Valery Medvedev, Chair of the Sevastopol Electoral Commission and Mikhail Malyshev, Chair of the Crimean Electoral Commission.

The two officials are also the subject of travel bans.

Canada has imposed similar sanctions on a host of Russian and Ukrainian officials and institutions in the past few weeks over Russia's move to hold a referendum on splitting the Crimea off from Ukraine.

Top stories

The zoo is investigating.