US lists 210 Russians linked to Putin but avoids more sanctions

US lists 210 Russians linked to Putin but avoids more sanctions
 

The US has published a list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 oligarchs, some close to the president, as part of a sanctions law aimed at punishing Russia for meddling in the US election.
But the US said those named had not been hit with new sanctions.
Congress passed the sanctions law in August. President Donald Trump signed it while making his reservations clear.
Some of the named Russians are already sanctioned but any further moves would be likely to infuriate Moscow.
One Russian senator, Frants Klintsevich, immediately responded by saying there would be a tough response from Moscow to... read more

 
30 January 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31