ABSTRACT

U.S. Sanctions on Russia: An Overview [Updated June 7, 2021]   [open pdf - 483KB]

From the Document: "The United States maintains sanctions on Russia related to Russia's 2014 invasion of Ukraine, malicious cyber activities and influence operations (including election interference), human rights abuses, use of a chemical weapon, weapons proliferation, illicit trade with North Korea, support to the governments of Syria and Venezuela, and use of energy exports as a coercive or political tool. Sanctions against Russian individuals, entities, vessels, and aircraft (hereinafter, 'persons') may include the blocking of assets subject to U.S. jurisdiction; limits on access to the U.S. financial system, including 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 defense and energy sectors."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF10779
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Date:
2021-06-07
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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