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President Barack Obama Imposes Sanctions On Russian Officials

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March 17, 2014 AT 2:59 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday imposed the most comprehensive set of sanctions against Russia since the Cold War, designating seven Russian officials as targets for having their bank accounts and property frozen for supporting Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine. All are close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin.The Treasury Department also targeted the personal wealth of four additional Pro-Russian Ukrainians for their roles in the Crimean peninsula breakaway under a March 6 order.