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New U.S. sanctions target prominent Russian figures

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Apr 6, 2018
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New U.S. sanctions target prominent Russian figures

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Apr 6, 2018
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The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and entities today. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says they’ve played a key role in the Kremlin’s “malicious cyber activities” and attempts to  “subvert” Western democracies. The sanctions take aim at seven Russian oligarchs, and 17 senior officials in the Russian government. But, who are they? And, why are they being targeted?

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