A large us Bank, known for its political influence and the fact that dozens of senior officials in various countries of the world are his former employees, made a shocking statement: the status of the dollar as the main world currency can come to an end.
Goldman Sachs is widely known in financial circles a structure, which manages assets in one trillion dollars, is highly respected on wall street, supplying conveyor method of their former employees in high positions in the Ministry of Finance of the USA, and also holds a dubious distinction — corporate moniker of "vampire Squid" (Vampire squid) which stuck to the jar with a light hand investigative journalist Matt Taibbi after the 2008 crisis. "The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it everywhere. The world's most powerful investment Bank is a huge vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly stickiwi its bloody funnel into everything that smells like money" — he wrote in the expanded investigation, published in the magazine the Rolling Stone in 2010. And since this description is haunting authoritative American financial structure.
The US President Donald trump said that us authorities are studying possible measures against Chinese social network TikTok.
"We are studying TikTok," said trump to journalists, answering a question on possible action against the social network because of its relationship with the Chinese authorities.
U.S. authorities are increasing pressure on German and European companies involved in the construction of "Nord stream — 2", the newspaper "Die Welt" with reference to sources.
It is emphasized that the United States conducted two videoconferences with contractors of the gas pipeline from Germany and other European countries to "to indicate the far-reaching consequences for their further participation in the project". They were attended by representatives of the state Department, the Ministry of Finance and US Department of energy.
The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov during a meeting said the imposition of sanctions, which exist in the country, against Secretary of state Mike Pompeo. This entry was posted in YouTube channel chgtrk "Grozny".
Kadyrov said he was canceling his invitation Pompeo to arrive in Chechnya. Earlier, the head of the Republic invited the Secretary of state to discuss, "what rights are violated".
The Chechen Parliament appealed to the U.S. Congress with the requirement to consider the validity of the application of the Department of state for inclusion in the sanctions list of Ramzan Kadyrov and his family members.
The U.S. state Department on Monday announced the introduction of Kadyrov in the "black list" of persons, involved, according to authorities, the violation of human rights. Under the sanctions also got the wife and daughter of the head of Chechnya.
The speaker of the Parliament of the Chechen Republic Magomed Daudov urged the politicians "to keep quiet about human rights" in response to the entering of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov in the black list.
The U.S. state Department on Monday announced the introduction of Kadyrov in the black list of persons, involved, according to authorities, the violation of human rights.
The eldest daughter of the head of Chechnya, head of the fashion house Firdaws Aishat Kadyrova has expressed bewilderment in connection with its inclusion in the us blacklist, saying that is "and could not assume".
The U.S. state Department on Monday announced the introduction of the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov in the black list of persons, involved, according to authorities, the violation of human rights. U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo noted that the listing also extends to the spouse Kadyrov Medni Kadyrov and his daughters Aishat Kadyrov and Karina (she of Khadizhat) Kadyrov.
The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov has commented on the hit the black list in the United States.
Earlier, the state Department has accused Kadyrov of involvement in the violation of human rights and denied entry to the United States.
The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions against four Chinese citizens and one company for unlawful delivery of a synthetic narcotic fentanyl, said the Agency on Friday.
Got under the sanction of the people of China, as reported by the Ministry of Finance, linked to the group Zheng DTO, which is already under us sanctions. Included in the sanctions of the face, according to the U.S. office, "helped led by the Zheng Zheng Fazzina DTO in receiving payment for the fentanyl analogs and other prohibited substances, including synthetic cannabinoids and cathinone".
Sanctions against Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin are a response to "interference in the democratic process," said national security Council (NSC) at the White house.
The office for foreign assets control of the U.S. Treasury (OFAC) on Wednesday announced that amendments to the sanctions list of individuals and companies linked to Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin. According to the Finance Ministry, "the players who were taken steps that directly contributed to the actions of Prigogine in the world and trying to suppress and discredit the protesters for democratic reform in the Sudan".
The U.S. Treasury extends the deferral of sanctions for the "Group GAZ" to 22 January 2021, follows from the document published by the office on Friday.
"All transactions and actions... permitted until 00.01 Eastern daylight time on 22 January 2020", - the document says.
U.S. sanctions against Russians in the Sudanese context is regrettable, but claims about the "hand of Kremlin" in different regions of the world is paranoid, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"It is regrettable the decision of the U.S. Treasury from July 15 to bring in their own sanctions list in the Sudanese context, three Russian citizens, and five companies," Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday.
The US budget deficit in June reached a record level of 864 billion dollars, follows from the data of the Ministry of Finance.
This is two times more than the may figure and almost ten times higher than the figures for June last year.
Amazon agreed to pay 134,5 thousand dollar fine for selling products to residents of Syria, Iran and Crimea, said the Ministry of Finance of the USA on Wednesday.
As reported by the Ministry of Finance, the company "agreed to pay 134,523 thousand dollars to compensate for their possible civil liability for the violations of numerous sanctions."
The company Symantec, which specializes in cybersecurity, said the series of attacks against American companies and users from hackers attempting to install malware WastedLocker.
Indicated that the ultimate goal of these attacks is to encrypt a large portion of computers and servers to require the owners of a multimillion-dollar ransom. "At least 31 organizations came under attack, and this means that the total number of attacks can be much more. Intruders hacked (computer) network of organizations and preparing for attacks using ransomware," according to the company.
Russia in April 2020 almost 80% of the increased investments in government securities of the United States - to 6.85 billion dollars, according to data from the U.S. Treasury.
Of the total of 2.84 billion dollars account for short-term securities and 4,014 billion in long-term. Russia is not included in the thirty largest holders of us debt.
The U.S. national debt has set a new record, reaching 26 trillion dollars, according to CBS News, citing the Ministry of Finance.
According to authorities, during the presidency of Donald trump's national debt increased by six trillion dollars.
The working group of the largest enterprises within the Republican faction in the house of representatives was published by the report, which recommends tougher sanctions against Russia.
The report prepared by the working group of the Republican study Committee — the Association consisting of about 150 members of the house of representatives.
Member of Congress from Florida, Republican Greg Stuby told about the plans to propose new sanctions against Russia, Iran and China this week.
"Yes, this is expected to be submitted tomorrow and will explain in detail the new sanctions, and international foreign policy approach to Russia, China and Iran," said Stuby on air of TV channel Fox Business, adding that the new proposal is associated with the expiration of the arms embargo on Iran.
Lawyers of Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska asked the Washington court to reject the petition of the U.S. Department of Treasury to dismiss and rapidly to consider the claim of a billionaire on "evidence Memorandum" on the basis of which it was included in the sanctions list, the documents in the court database, Court Listener.
The lawsuit filed in mid-April, in which Deripaska demanded to give him the full version of "evidence Memorandum" on the basis of which it was included in the sanctions list. The U.S. Treasury on behalf of the office for foreign assets control (OFAC) appealed to the court of Washington with a request to stop or to hold the accelerated procedure of consideration of the claim of Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska.
It is very likely that the US President will have to escape from the burning American cities and belligerent statements against the rioters that swept America. The fact that the authorities in Beijing, according to media reports, decided to take this opportunity to remind you that at the front of the trade war between the US and China were only uneasy truce, and not a full peace, and that at the most inopportune Donald trump moment the war might break out with renewed vigor.
Bloomberg and many Asian media including Hong Kong's South China Morning Post reported that Chinese state companies allegedly ordered to suspend imports of U.S. agricultural products.