U.S. to sanction Putin’s adult children in new round of economic measures


imageWASHINGTON — The U.S.will impose a new round of economic sanctions on Russia, the White House announced on Wednesday, including on the adult children of President Vladimir Putin, in response to new accusations he committed war crimes in Ukraine .The U.S.and allies in Europe have already imposed a series of sanctions, including limiting Russian imports and largely cutting the nation off from the international financial system.European allies are also expected to announce new sanctions.Video: Putin tells Russians: We are fighting ‘for the future of our country and our children’ (NBC News) Watch: Dramatic video captures Russian mortar blast in Ukraine ‘World’s most powerful rocket’ rolls to launch pad Biden accuses Putin of war crimes as more aid heads to Ukraine WNBA star Brittney Griner remains in Russian custody on drug charges Inside Zhytomyr, Ukraine as Russian attacks devastate the community 1.5 million children flee war in Ukraine as refugees arrive in more of Europe Russia using long range attacks to demolish Ukrainian cities Best friends say goodbye as Russian invasion of Ukraine forces separation Chinese technology manufacturing hub on lockdown amid rising Covid cases Adm.Stavridis: Russia’s military has become ‘a terrorist force’ Russia ramps up attacks in Western Ukraine in brutal weekend of fighting Lawmakers pressure the White House to further aid Ukraine amid the Russian invasion Mother, baby die after Russian attack on Mariupol hospital Lviv authorities detail ‘Russian rocket strike’ near Polish border Residents of this Ukrainian city took shelter underground.

Two weeks on, they there are still there.TikTok suspends livestreams, uploads from Russia President Joe Biden said on Monday that he would roll out more sanctions after calling Putin a “war criminal” for the reported attacks on civilians in Bucha , including images of civilians shot with their hands tied behind their backs.These sanctions also target the families of influential Russians.

Those included are Putin’s adult children, the wife and daughter of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and members of Russia’s Security Council, including former President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.”These individuals have enriched themselves at the expense of the Russian people,” the White House argued in a statement announcing the new sanctions.

“Some of them are responsible for providing the support necessary to underpin Putin’s war on Ukraine.”.

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