PressTV-US imposes new sanctions on Russia

The United States has slapped additional sanctions on Russian individuals and a company over Crimea’s re-integration with Russia in 2014.

“The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today imposed additional sanctions in response to Russia’s continuing malign activity and destabilizing behavior by designating three individuals and nine entities under Ukraine-related authorities,” it announced on Wednesday.  

“Our sanctions are a clear reminder that efforts seeking to normalize investment and economic relationships with those operating in Crimea will not be tolerated,” said US Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Sigal Mandelker.

This photo taken on June 11, 2018, shows Sigal Mandelker, US Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, addressing a press conference at the US Embassy in Kampala. (Photo by AFP)

The sanctions will freeze any US-based assets…

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