The White House announced sanctions Monday against seven top Russian officials with links to President Vladimir Putin, including freezing their assets and banning them from obtaining U.S. visas.
It also threatened to impose more economic sanctions on key sectors of Russia’s economy if there is evidence of further Kremlin involvement in the unrest in eastern Ukraine.
CCTV White House correspondent Jessica Stone reports.
U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine UnrestRussia is facing new sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. The US and Europe levied the new sanctions Monday... targeting additional people and companies linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. CCTV's Jessica Stone has been following these developments.
To discuss the economic impact of the latest round of sanctions, CCTV’s Phillip Yin interviews Charles Ortel, Managing Director of Newport Value Partners.