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At a time the EU wants to impose sanctions on Belarus over the crackdown on peaceful protesters there, Greece and Cyprus are quietly holding that plan to ransom — insisting they’ll only sign on if Turkey too is placed under sanctions.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: THE NEXT U.S.-RUSSIA CONFLICT THEATER COULD BE THE MEDITERRANEANCHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 17, 2020OZY
China telecom manufacturer Huawei Technologies is facing new sanctions in the United States.
‘WORK TO YOUR STRENGTH’: HUAWEI’S CTO WEIGHS IN ON U.S. EFFORTS TO BUILD A HUAWEI ALTERNATIVEVETA CHANAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
This could stimulate a movement for deeper sanctions against Putin.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT BELARUSTRACY MORANAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
The EU imposed sanctions after similar repressive actions following the 2010 election, and some member states are already raising the possibility of applying them again.
BELARUS ELECTION: CONTESTED RESULT SPARKS MASSIVE UNREST AS EUROPE’S ‘LAST DICTATOR’ CLAIMS VICTORYLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 12, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Disciplinary sanctions are few and reserved for the most egregious cases.
POLICE OFFICERS ACCUSED OF BRUTAL VIOLENCE OFTEN HAVE A HISTORY OF COMPLAINTS BY CITIZENSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 1, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Another example is when we put economic sanctions on South Vietnam in 1963.
SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY BIG DATA (EP. 395)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 31, 2019FREAKONOMICS
Indeed, this symbol is no less appropriate than the one just considered, and has equally the sanction of Scripture.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
He was desired by the speaker to withdraw, as no affirmation could be made without the sanction of the house.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
They became engaged, and Gibbon implored her to marry him without waiting for the sanction of his father.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Play-writers heralded it on the stage, bestowing upon it the passport of literary sanction.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN

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