Weekly Roundup: Arab Bank Answers Questions on Hamas Transfers, EU to Limit Russia’s Oil Projects, and More

A draft of proposed EU sanctions against Russia would block companies from raising money on European capital markets, bar European energy services groups from working on key Russian oil projects and "tweak" existing bans on dual-use technologies, the Financial Times said. More The expected sanctions were still up for debate when a ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists took effect Friday. The head of Russia's money laundering watchdog, Yury Chikhanchin, characterized the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act as an unacceptable and serious risk to the country's economy, ITAR-TASS reported, citing RIA Novosti. More Separately, Russia's central bank said it...