Blinken announces new US sanctions against Russians over Nord Stream 2

Sanctions are being imposed against two Russians and one Russian vessel linked to the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the US Secretary of State has said

Blinken announces new US sanctions against Russians over Nord Stream 2

According to a Blinken statement released by the State Department press office, the agency has submitted a report to the US Congress that “lists one Russian vessel and two Russians involved in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.”

“The individuals named in the report will be subject to sanctions”, –  the secretary of state said.

He said the vessel named in the report, as well as another Russian vessel involved in the project, “will be identified as the blocked property of one of the listed individuals”.

The names of the sanctioned Russians and the name of the vessel were not given.

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