© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Russian and U.S. flags are pictured earlier than talks between Russian Deputy International Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman at the USA Mission in Geneva, Switzerland January 10, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Division on Sunday introduced a raft of visa bans and a brand new coverage of visa restrictions on greater than 2,500 Russian navy officers and Russian-backed forces in Ukraine, in line with a division truth sheet.
The State Division additionally mentioned it designated eight Russian maritime-related corporations and added 69 vessels to a U.S. Treasury Division sanctions checklist.