WH Unveils New Russian Sanctions On War Anniversary

Politico reports:

The White House on Friday announced a slate of new sanctions against Russia to mark the one-year anniversary of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The Treasury and State departments will implement sweeping additional sanctions aimed at further degrading the Russian economy, the White House said in a news release.

The new sanctions will target more than 200 individuals and entities — including both Russians and third-party actors across Europe — as well as Russian officials, proxy authorities illegitimately operating in Ukraine and a dozen Russian financial institutions.

The sanctions will target actors tied to Russia’s defense and technology industry, the country’s future energy capabilities and its metals and mining sector. The White House also announced it will restrict exports to the country and raise tariffs on Russian products.

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