OFAC broadens sanctions against Russia to include banks, energy and defense

by The Daily Lede

The Obama administration has imposed the harshest sanctions to date on Russia targeting banks, energy, and defense firms in retaliation for Russia’s actions on Ukraine.

Sanctioned entities include Gazprombank, Novafininvest, and Rosneft Oil.  Individuals include:  Aleksandr Borodai, the Prime Minister of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Sergei Neverov, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, and Oleg Savelyev, Minister for Crimean Affairs.

A complete list of sanctioned entities can be viewed here: OFAC Sanctions List SSI

OFAC web page: Ukraine related sanctions; Publication of Executive Order 13662