US adds individuals, entities to Russia sanctions list

US adds individuals, entities to Russia sanctions list
# 20 December 2016 20:46 (UTC +04:00)

The United States has introduced sanctions against seven Russian citizens, eight entities and two vessels, the US Department of the Treasury said in a release on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

"The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated the Specially Designated Nationals List and the Sectoral Sanctions Identifications List to target sanctions evasion and other activities related to the conflict in Ukraine," the release stated.

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