The Treasury Department on Monday announced the imposition of economic sanctions against Russian entities engaged in targeting undersea internet cables and cyber spying inside critical U.S. infrastructures.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury sanctioned three Russian individuals and five entities on Monday over malicious cyber activities including providing material and technological support to Russia’s intelligence service, according to a statement.
The Obama administration skirted key U.S. sanctions to grant Iran access to billions in hard currency despite public assurances the administration was engaged in no such action, according to a new congressional investigation.
Iranian officials are plotting with U.S. allies across the globe to develop a series a measures meant to counter new sanctions by the Trump administration following its abandonment of the landmark nuclear deal, setting up a global economic showdown between America and its allies over their future business dealings with the Islamic Republic.
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday pushed back against the White House, saying she was not confused when she made an announcement on Sunday about the White House imposing new sanctions on Russia.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is preparing new sanctions on Russia over its continued support of Syrian President Bashar-al Assad, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Sunday.
The holdings of Russia’s wealthiest oligarchs lost up to $16 billion in value on Monday in the wake of Trump administration sanctions, NBC News reports.