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March 18, 2014

Obama announces sanctions on Russian officials

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— Vladislav Surkov, a Putin aide

— Sergey Glazyev, a Putin adviser

— Leonid Slutsky, a state Duma deputy

— Andrei Klishas, member of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

— Valentina Matviyenko, head of the Federation Council

— Dmitry Rogozin, deputy prime minister of the Russian Federation.

— Yelena Mizulina, a state Duma deputy

The four newly targeted by the Treasury Department are:

— Yanukovych, who fled Ukraine for Russia and has supported the dispatch of Russian troops into Ukraine

— Viktor Medvedchuk, the leader of Crimea separatist group Ukrainian Choice and a close friend of Putin

— Sergey Aksyonov, prime minister of Crimea’s regional government

— Vladimir Konstantinov, speaker of the Crimean parliament

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