US is imposing more than 500 new sanctions on Russia’s war machine, indicts Russian businessmen

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department plans to impose more than 500 new sanctions on Russia and its war machine on Friday as the U.S. vows to keep up its financial pressure on Moscow with the war entering its third grueling year.

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The sanctions represent the largest single tranche of penalties since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022. They come on the heels of a series of new arrests and indictments announced by the Justice Department on Thursday that target Russian businessmen, including the head of Russia’s second-largest bank, and their middlemen in five separate federal cases.

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America does not have the ability to track all the ways to circumvent sanctions, and does not want to. Europe doesn’t want this even more.

h/t Emeraldlight

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