October 18, 2021

Putin hedges Trump bet by dumping Treasuries to safeguard assets

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From Newsmax Russian officials are hoping Vladimir Putin’s rapport with Donald Trump will lead to rapprochement with the U.S. But they’re not taking any chances. A U.S. Treasury report this week appears to show Russia liquidating dollar assets at a record pace, selling four-fifths of its cache of U.S. government debt, $81 billion worth, over […]

US sanctions Venezuelan vice president

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — The US government added newly appointed Venezuelan vice president Tareck El Aissami to its list of sanctioned individuals on Monday, saying he “played a significant role in international narcotics trafficking” and freezing his access to a fortune estimated at $3 billion after a lengthy investigation of his alleged […]