#AceBreakingNews- UNITED STATES (Washington) – July 16 – The Obama administration has introduced a new list of sanctions unilaterally targeting individuals as well as financial institutions and defence companies which the US believes are involved in destabilizing the situation in Ukraine.
The US has moved to impose tougher sanctions against Russia over the tense situation in Ukraine. The new set of restrictions have been placed on Bank Rossiya and State Duma Deputy Speaker Sergey Neverov.
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The announcement comes after a meeting in Brussels with EU delegates, who so far failed to follow suit, instead the block is to consider their own package of penalties against Russia.
The European Union is yet to agree on measures to tighten sanctions against Russia but it stopped short of adopting measures advocated by Washington.