U.S. Adds to Western Sanctions on Russia as Ukraine Crisis Intensifies
The measures target Russian banks and sovereign debt, among other steps
Today, U.S. President Joe Biden announced new sanctions in retaliation for Russia recognising two breakaway regions of Ukraine and sending troops there, adding to Western efforts to stop what they fear is the beginning of a full-scale invasion.
The measures target Russian banks and sovereign debt, among other steps.
One of the worst security crises in Europe in decades is unfolding as Russian President Vladimir Putin authorised sending what he calls peacekeping troops to separatist areas of Donetsk and Luhansk after recognising them as independent.
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