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.
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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