Today, the United Kingdom imposed sanctions on five Russian banks and three Russian oligarchs in response to the situation in eastern Ukraine.  The sanctions were imposed pursuant to recently strengthened sanctions authority that gives the U.K. government broad authority to impose Russia-related sanctions measures.  Today’s action applies asset freeze sanctions against the following banks and

Today, the United States announced new sanctions on Russia in response to a widespread hacking campaign targeting the United States, alleged interference in U.S. elections, and other “malign” actions carried out by the Russian government.  Today’s actions include sanctions on transactions in the primary market for Russian sovereign debt, Russian technology firms, parties involved