Weekly Roundup: Sinaloa Members Reportedly Unaffected by Sanctions, Lawsuit Says Hedge Fund Laundered Libyan Funds, and More

The 11 EU member-states occupied by the Soviet Union for decades after World War II are resisting efforts to impose energy and trade sanctions against Russia in response to the country's threatened occupation of additional Ukrainian territory, Reuters reported Friday. Hungary receives 80 percent of its natural gas supplies from Russia and recently agreed to a 10 billion euro development of the Paks nuclear plant with Rosatom, Russia's state-owned nuclear company. More Western leaders remain reluctant to undo the financial ties between Russian firms and multinational companies, such as British Petroleum, according to Le Monde. The energy giant is the...