USA imposed new sanctions against Russia in connection with attacks

США ввели новые санкции против России в связи с кибератаками

The U.S. Treasury Department announced new sanctions against Russia in connection with the cyber attacks, the aim of which was to influence the course of presidential elections, reports “Medusa”.

Under the sanctions were the head of the Main Directorate of the General staff of the armed forces (GRU) Igor Korobov, his deputies Vladimir Alekseev, Sergey Lisunov and Igor Kostyukov, and hackers Alexey Bilan and Evgeny Bogachev.

We will remind, the day before CNN, citing its own sources reported that the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday, December 29, announced the introduction of new sanctions against Russia over the intervention of Russian hackers in the presidential election.

It is reported that the sanctions will include economic expansion and the introduction of new diplomatic measures.