The Russian boycott affects Turkish tourism, construction firms - and food exports. Russia has banned the import of Turkish fruit and vegetables - and Turkish farmers are feeling the pinch.
Venezuela might look bad right now amid protests, scarce food and political turmoil. But analysts warn the worsening debt crisis could greatly exacerbate the dire situation - and possibly force a regime change.
A new UN Security Council resolution drafted by the US aims to ban North Korean trade in coal, iron, lead and seafood. There was reportedly "high confidence" among that the resolution would be backed by Russia and China.
Trade between the EU and Russia has dropped off sharply since sanctions were imposed on Russia in 2014 for its actions in Ukraine. Even so, many German businesses, like some on the island of Rügen, had expected to see a slight rise in exports this year.
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