A man walks in front of Russia's Central Bank building in Moscow, Russia, Jan. 30, 2015. Alexander Zemlianichenko | AP
New Cold War

Torrent of New US Sanctions on Russia Reflect GOP Midterm Concerns, Helsinki Fallout

With their sanctions “diplomacy,” U.S. officials are succeeding thus far only in frustrating global players who find the space to do business in heavily sanctioned countries like Iran, Russia, and Venezuela increasingly hemmed in by the domineering politicians in Washington.