WORLD FUTURE FUND
RUSSIAN SANCTIONS BILL 2018
Some U.S. senators introduced legislation recently to impose stiff new sanctions on Russia.
The bill includes restrictions on new Russian sovereign debt transactions, energy and oil projects and Russian uranium imports,
It also expresses strong support for NATO and would require that two-thirds of the Senate to vote in favor of any effort to leave the alliance.
The Senators’ legislation will include:
Increased sanctions on the Russian energy and financial sectors
READ BILL TEXT HERE
Graham, Menendez Outline Bipartisan Russia Sanctions Bill (Senator Menendez Site)
Ruble Heads Toward 20-Month Low as Sanctions Bill Jolts Russia (Bloomberg, 8-8-18)
U.S. senators introduce Russia sanctions 'bill from hell' (Reuters, 8-2-18)
Republicans, Democrats partner on Russia sanctions bill, new cyber measures (Washington Post, 8-2-18)
Graham, Menendez Introduce ‘Sanctions Bill From Hell’ Targeting Russia and Putin (Roll Call, 8-2-18)