The American media learned of the U.S. sanctions against 10 Russian oligarchs

The American media learned of the U.S. sanctions against 10 Russian oligarchs

Under the restrictive measures can get business from the “Kremlin report” of the U.S. Treasury.

Moscow. 5 APR. INTERFAX.RU — the Administration of U.S. President Donald trump may impose sanctions against 6-10 “Russian oligarchs” this week, reports on Thursday, Bloomberg, citing a source in the leadership of the United States.

The source of the Agency noted that the final decision on the number of Russians who can fall under sanctions, is still pending.

Sanctions may be taken in response to the alleged intervention of Russia in the U.S. presidential election in 2016, says Bloomberg.

Earlier, the CNN broadcast that sanctions can be imposed against “several” people. The Washington Post wrote that restrictive measures can include six people from among included in the list of the U.S. Treasury.

The U.S. Treasury Department in late January issued a “Kremlin report” to include 210 people, including senior Russian officials, prominent businessmen, heads of state companies. Publication “Kremlin report” is the implementation adopted in the US in early August, 2017 law “On counteraction to opponents of the United States through sanctions” (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act; CAATSA).

At the time of publication of the list, the U.S. Treasury reported that “the Kremlin list” is not the sanctions. Moreover, the inclusion in the list does not mean that the Finance Ministry believes that the sanctions they meet the criteria.

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