All About the U.S. Sanctions Aimed at Putin’s Russia

Even as U.S. President Donald Trump pursued his goal of better relations with Russia, his administration added sanctions targeting Russian government and businesses. Since 2014, under Trump and his predecessor, Barack Obama, the U.S. has imposed travel bans, asset freezes and finance and trade restrictions against hundreds of Russian individuals and companies, part of a multinational effort to punish President Vladimir Putin’s government for alleged trouble-making beyond its borders and online.