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The president and his inner circle… Biden deals a “new blow” to Putin

He added that the United States would also impose visa restrictions on 19 Russian ruling elites, their families and associates.

Among those targeted by the new sanctions are Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, and Alisher Berhanovich Usmanov, one of Russia’s richest individuals and a close ally of Putin.

The US State Department also announced that it would impose a visa ban on 19 elite Russians and dozens of their family members and confidants.

“These individuals and their family members will be separated from the American financial system. Their assets in the United States will be frozen and the use of their property will be prohibited,” the White House said in a statement announcing the new sanctions.

The United States will impose sanctions on an expanded list of Putin’s friends and family members.

One of the elites is Alisher Burhanovich Usmanov, one of Russia’s richest people and a close ally of Putin. His property will be banned from use in the United States, including his yacht, one of the largest in the world, as well as his private jet, one of the largest privately owned in Russia.

The United States will impose visa restrictions on 19 oligarchs and 47 members of their families and confidants.

Among the people covered by the new series of sanctions:

  • Nikolai Tokarev (wife Galina, daughter Maya and his two companies in luxury real estate).
  • Boris Rothenberg (wife Karina and sons Roman and Boris).
  • Arkady Rothenberg (has Pavel, Igor and daughter Lilia).
  • Sergey Chemezov (wife Ekaterina, son Stanislav and daughter Anastasia).
  • Igor Shuvalov (his five companies, his wife Olga, his son Yevgeny).
  • Yevgeny Prigozhin (his three companies, his wife Polina, daughter Lyubov).
  • Dmitriy Peskov, President Putin’s press secretary.
  • Alisher Usmanov (his luxury yacht, one of the largest in the world which was taken over by Germany and his private jet, one of the largest privately owned in Russia).

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