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Sanctions Imposed on Russian Spy Entities for US Election Interference, WorldECR

February 2017

Five entities and six individuals have been sanctioned for interference with the 2016 US election. On 29 December 2016, President Obama issued a new executive order that expands the authority of the US Secretary of Treasury to impose sanctions on individuals and entities for cyber-attacks under Executive Order 12694. The new executive order also specifically sanctioned five entities and four individuals in Russia for cyber operations aimed at the US election.

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