Midweek Roundup: Western Nations Impose Sanctions on Russia and Nord Stream 2, Records Show ‘Inside Job’ at Danske Bank Estonia, and More

Officials from the U.S., Britain, the EU and Canada levied sanctions against Russian lawmakers, banks and other parties in response to the Kremlin's decision to send Russian troops into two breakaway regions of Ukraine after formally recognizing their self-declared independence from Kyiv, ACAMS reported. More U.S. officials also imposed sanctions on the company overseeing the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, as well as on the firm's chief executive, Reuters reported. More The Kremlin has for the past eight years worked to shield the Russian economy from sanctions by avoiding the U.S. dollar, turning to China for...