The United States announced new sanctions targeting Russian elites close to Russian President Vladimir Putin and yachts with links to Putin, while the sanctions list also included Sergey Roldugin, who allegedly manages Putin’s overseas assets, and his family members. The White House has announced new sanctions targeting Russian elites close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, extending sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
The new sanctions, set by the Treasury Department and the State Department, are aimed at preventing Russia from escaping the impact of existing sanctions, it said. The U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) a statement by Putin, including new sanctions target Russia’s elites transferred to the “Today’s action, a yacht broker that is compatible with the Kremlin, President Putin’s Russian government officials and some of the leading yacht is a close partner who is the protector of wealth,” he said. The US Department of Commerce, on the other hand, prevented 71 companies from Russia and Belarus from receiving technological products from the United States, stating that the access of the Russian military to the technologies it needs to maintain aggression has been restricted.