Russia puts sanctions on 61 US nationals

AP , Monday 6 Jun 2022

Russia's Foreign Ministry announced Monday that is levying sanctions on 61 US nationals,.

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, May 31, 2022. AP

It said the move was being taken ``in response to the ever-expanding US sanctions against Russian political and public figures, as well as representatives of domestic business.''

The list includes US officials and former and current top managers of large American companies, such as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.

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