Amid concerns that the Trump administration is going easy on Russia, Senator Chuck Schumer plans a Senate vote to protect sanctions against the companies of Oleg V. Deripaska.
Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, defeated a bipartisan bid to keep sanctions in place against companies owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Trump administration announced last month it was planning to remove the sanctions targeting the energy and mining magnate, who has close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Three of [
Legislation seeking to keep sanctions in place on companies tied to the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including the giant aluminum firm Rusal (0486.HK), stalled in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, a victory for the Trump administration. The vote was 57-42 to end debate on the measure, as 11 of President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans joined Democrats to support the measure as he faces questions about his relationship with Moscow. But that result still fell short