The UK Thursday announced new sanctions on 14 Russian entities and individuals, targeting Russian propagandists and state media who continue to further Russia President Vladimir Putin’s disinformation about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the UK and its allies have continually expanded their sanctions campaigns against Russia. These sanctions [...]

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A New York state judge Monday ordered the Trump Organization to comply with a subpoena for e-discovery from New York Attorney General Letitia James by the end of April. The subpoena stems from a New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG) investigation into the Trump Organization which began in 2019. The investigation began after [...]

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The European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation, Eurojust, Monday announced it would support a joint investigation into Russia’s alleged international crimes committed in Ukraine. The joint investigation team, including Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine, hopes to exchange information and facilitate the investigation. Eurojust is a multinational agency that brings together national authorities from the EU and [...]

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The UN Security Council Wednesday failed to adopt a Russia-drafted resolution for civilian protection and humanitarian aid access to those impacted by the war in Ukraine which failed to mention Russia’s role in creating the war. Of the 15 UN Security Council members, only Russia and China voted in favor. The other 13 members abstained. [...]

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The Australian government granted Australia’s media regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), new powers Monday to combat disinformation and misinformation on digital platforms like Facebook and YouTube. ACMA is a regulatory government body that oversees communication and media services in Australia. As a part of their mission, the Australian Government asked ACMA to [...]

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Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Sunday an immediate ban on exports of alumina and aluminum ores to Russia as a part of Australia’s ongoing sanctions against Russia over the invasion of Ukraine. The Morrison Government announced the new ban in a media statement Sunday. Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Australia has imposed [...]

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Friday refused Russia’s request to end FIFA’s suspension of all Russian teams from the 2022 World Cup playoffs because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. On February 28, FIFA suspended all Russian teams from participating in FIFA competitions until further notice. The decision was made only a few days [...]

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Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Thursday signed into law a bill which creates a legal pathway for a cryptocurrency market in Ukraine. The bill, “On Virtual Assets,” was initially developed as a joint effort from Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation and industry representatives. Last month, the Ukraine legislature considered and passed the bill. With Zelenskyy’s signature, the [...]

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Australia announced Monday new sanctions against 33 Russian oligarchs and business people. Australia joins Canada, the EU, New Zealand, the UK and the US in imposing further restrictive measures against key Russian individuals. The new round of sanctions was announced by Australia Minister of Foreign Affairs Marise Payne. In a statement, Payne said the sanctions [...]

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