Midweek Roundup: US Lawmakers Mobilize in Support of Russia Sanctions, Israel Shields Banks from Lawsuits Tied to Palestinian Transactions, and More

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer claimed there is bipartisan support for proposed legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally reducing sanctions against Russia, Bloomberg reported. More The former head of the European Union's executive branch, Romano Prodi, called on the bloc to lift sanctions against Russia before the United States does, Ansa reported, citing La Stampa. More The bloc's highest court upheld sanctions levied last year against Russia-based weapons manufacturer Almaz-Antey for its alleged role in the country's annexation of Crimea, the Moscow Times reported. More U.S. Republican and Democratic senators called for new sanctions against senior...