April 09, 2018

New Russia Sanctions Target Putin Insiders But Trump isn’t commenting.

Source: Foreign Policy

Journalist: Emily Tamkin

On Friday, the Trump administration took its strongest swipe yet at Russia’s oligarchs, hitting seven Russian individuals and 12 companies they own or control with sanctions.

The sanctions come months after the Treasury Department issued an “oligarch list,” required under last summer’s Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act. Those on the list weren’t automatically sanctioned, however. Instead, the list was meant in part to provide a road map for potential future sanctions that could crack down on President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.

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