White House announces Russia sanctions in retaliation for cyberattacks

Lizzie O'Leary Dec 29, 2016
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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28:  Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama walk out for a photo-op before the start of a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters September 28, 2015 in New York City. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

White House announces Russia sanctions in retaliation for cyberattacks

Lizzie O'Leary Dec 29, 2016
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28:  Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama walk out for a photo-op before the start of a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters September 28, 2015 in New York City. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
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The White House announced today it will impose new sanctions on Russian intelligence agencies and kick 35 Russian operatives out of the United States.

This is in retaliation for what U.S. intelligence agencies say were cyberattacks aimed at interfering in the presidential election.

Lizzie O’Leary spoke with Nick Wadhams, who covered the story for Bloomberg News.

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