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  7/17/2014, Tammuz 19, 5774

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russia


The United States on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Russian energy and defense entities, as well as major banks.

The sanctions target two major Russian energy firms, Novatek and Rosneft, and two leading Russian financial institutions, Gazprombank and VEB. Eight Russian arms firms responsible for the production of small arms, mortar shells and tanks were also hit with sanctions.