ABSTRACT

U.S. Sanctions on Russia: An Overview [Updated August 29, 2019]   [open pdf - 401KB]

From the Document: "The United States imposes sanctions on Russian persons (individuals, entities, and vessels) in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, election interference, other malicious cyber-enabled activities, human rights abuses, use of a chemical weapon, weapons proliferation, illicit trade with North Korea, and support to Syria and Venezuela. Sanctions against Russian persons may include blocking of assets subject to U.S. jurisdiction; limits on access to the U.S. financial system, including limiting or prohibiting transactions involving U.S. individuals and businesses; and denial of entry into the United States. The United States also tightly controls exports to Russia's energy and defense sectors."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF10779
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Date:
2019-08-29
Copyright:
Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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