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U.S. Adds Russians Indicted by Mueller to a Sanctions List

  • Anyone doing business with those sanctions may be penalized
  • Chinese citizen also sanctioned for dealing in Russian missile
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The U.S. broadened punitive action against Russia over its interference in the 2016 election, listing all 25 Russian people and companies indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in February and July to a sanctions list in the effort to deter further meddling.

Also among the 33 targets announced Thursday was the Wagner Group, the Russian mercenary organization owned by Yevgeny Prigozhin, who’s known as “Putin’s Cook” and is among the Mueller defendants. Anyone who does business with those on the list faces the possibility of sanctions from the U.S.