TRUMP HITS RUSSIAN OIL OLIGARCHS WITH FRESH SANCTIONS

RUSSIA’S oil and gas sector has been targeted in new USA sanctions rolled out on oligarchs and companies linked to a Russian government. Seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control; 17 senior Russian government officials; a state-owned Russian weapons trading company and its subsidiary, a Russian bank, will have their US-based assets frozen. Americans will be banned from undertaking any dealings with them. The sanctioned oligarchs include President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law Kirill Shamalov, shareholder of oil and gas company Sibur; ...


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