U.S. imposes fresh Russia sanctions for election meddling

FILE PHOTO: The United States flag flies atop the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington November 18, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed fresh Russia-related sanctions on Wednesday, expanding a blacklist of individuals allegedly involved in a Kremlin-backed campaign to meddle with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, among other misdeeds. The U.S. Treasury Department twinned that development with an announcement that it would lift sanctions on major aluminum company Rusal and […]

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