For some Russian oligarchs, sanctions risk makes Putin awkward to know

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By Darya Korsunskaya, Katya Golubkova and Gleb Stolyarov

The threat of new U.S. sanctions has spread anxiety among Russia’s wealthiest people that their association with President Vladimir Putin could land them on a U.S. government blacklist, members of the business elite say.

The list, to be drawn up by early next year, is part of a sanctions bill passed overwhelmingly by Congress soon after Donald Trump became president and reluctantly signed by him on Aug. 2 despite his avowed wish to improve ties with Moscow.

Although those included on the list would...


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For some Russian oligarchs, sanctions risk makes Putin awkward to know


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