Putin warns of reviewing Western energy firm deals

Vladimir Putin has said Russia could reconsider the participation of Western companies in its economy, including energy projects, if sanctions continued.

We would very much wish not to resort to any measures in response.

But if something like that continues, we will of course have to think about who is working in the key sectors of the Russian economy, including the energy sector, and how.

– Russian President Vladimir Putin

The United States on Monday announced a new round of sanctions aimed at business leaders and companies close to Putin, while the European Union followed up on Tuesday by naming 15 Russians and Ukrainians to its blacklist, moving to freeze assets and deny visas.

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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.