US imposes new sanctions on Moscow after annexation of territories – International


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The US Department of State announced this Friday New sanctions against Russian government officials after annexation of four Ukrainian territories Russian President Vladimir Putin signed today.

(According to: Russia vetoes UN resolution on annexations; China and Brazil abstained)

The office described in a statement that hundreds of individuals, including members of the Russian and Belarusian military, would be subject to visa restrictions and hundreds more would receive sanctions from the Treasury Department.

The State Department warned on Tuesday that new sanctions would be imposed on
If Russia finally annexes the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia, controlled by Russian forces after an invasion ordered by Putin in February.

This Friday, the Russian president signed annexation agreements with the pro-Russian leaders of the occupied territories, after the referendum was branded fraudulent by the international community. The bans were announced on Friday 910 prevents persons from entering the United StatesIncluding members of the Russian and Belarusian forces, the office described.

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Additionally, 278 government officials were sanctioned by the US Treasury Department Limit your ability to access funds or move money abroad. A 14-member panel was sanctioned by Treasury for their involvement in the trade and transport of military and industrial equipment to Russia, and the Commerce Department added 57 Russian companies to its list of companies subject to restrictions.

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