WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has notified Congress that it’s going to not impose new sanctions on Russia right now.
The State Division mentioned Monday it’s assured that new laws enacted final yr is considerably deterring Russian protection gross sales. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert estimated international governments have deserted a number of billion in deliberate or introduced Russian purchases.
The choice comes amid ongoing considerations from critics of the president that his administration has been too mushy on Russia.
Investigations proceed into Moscow’s efforts to affect the 2016 election to assist Donald Trump win. The Treasury Division was anticipated to launch one other record of businessmen who’ve grown wealthy underneath Russian President Vladimir Putin, however the day got here and went with no phrase. The Treasury Division didn’t reply to a number of inquiries in regards to the record.