U.S. imposes sanctions on more Russian oligarchs

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Reuters UK

By Steve Holland, Matt Spetalnick and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed fresh sanctions against Russian oligarchs, including on those active in the oil and real estate sectors, as Washington takes aim at those close to Russian President Vladimir Putin in response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The United States imposed full blocking sanctions on eight oligarchs and officials, as well as some of their companies, the White House said, targeting Russia’s super-rich who have amassed fortunes and political influence through their close ties to Putin. “…

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