U.S. imposes new sanctions on supporters of Russia’s Crimea occupation

U.S. imposes new sanctions on supporters of Russia’s Crimea occupation

The U.S. imposed sanctions Thursday on three individuals and nine entities over Moscow’s occupation of Crimea. “Treasury remains committed to targeting Russian-backed entities that seek to profit from Russia’s illegal annexation and occupation of Crimea,” said Sigal Mandelker, Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence. The entities include Limited Liability Company Southern Project, which Treasury said is linked to Bank Rossiya. The sanctions freeze property that is under the jurisdiction of the U.S.

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