US Treasury imposes sanctions against News Front news agency; Biden announces emergency situation in the field of national security in connection with actions of Russia

The USA imposed sanctions against 5 individuals and 3 companies in Crimea, against 16 Russians and 16 legal entities “for interference in elections”;

US Treasury imposes sanctions against News Front news agency; Biden announces emergency situation in the field of national security in connection with actions of Russia

▪️ The USA imposed sanctions against the heads of the FSB and the Investigative Committee in Crimea;

▪️ The USA imposed sanctions on four news websites, accusing them of cooperating with the FSB (Federal Security Service – Ed.), GRU (Main Intelligence Agency – Ed.) and SVR (Foreign Intelligence Service – Ed.);

▪️ The USA imposed sanctions against Prigozhin’s companies, allegedly operating in Africa.

“The Treasury Department is now imposing numerous sanctions aimed at countering the aggressive and harmful activities of the Russian government”, – the US Treasury said in a statement.

Sanctions restrictions have also been imposed on the News Front news agency, which publishes current news, copyright materials and expert opinions on its website. According to the American authorities, News Front allegedly “cooperates with the FSB, the GRU and the SVR”.

Two more news agencies, SouthFront and Innforos, and the Russian Strategic Culture Foundation were also under sanctions. Earlier it was reported that the President of the United States

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