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New U.S. Sanctions on Russia Make It Personal

Apr 19, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) shakes hands with Vladimir Bogdanov, CEO of Surgutneftegas oil and gas company, in Moscow on April 30, 2016.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) shakes hands with Vladimir Bogdanov, CEO of Surgutneftegas oil and gas company, during an awards ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 30, 2016. Bogdanov is one of the oligarchs hit by the latest U.S. sanctions.

(SERGEI KARPUKHIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The specific targets of the sanctions -- and not the Russian economy as a whole -- will bear the brunt of the new restrictions. But that doesn't mean the Kremlin won't respond....

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