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U.S. Targets Billionaire Associates of Putin in Crimea Sanctions

U.S. President Barack Obama imposed financial sanctions on several billionaire associates and top aides of President Vladimir Putin as he increased pressure on Russia. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia’s reaction will be “reciprocal and swift” after Russia barred nine U.S. lawmakers and officials in retaliation against earlier measures.

The following is a list of those targeted. They are all now subject to travel bans and asset freezes.