New Russia Sanctions: Analysts and Politicians React

In his remarks Thursday, President Obama announced additional sanctions on individuals within the Russian elite. The expanded list of sanctions also includes a bank. Commentators took to social media immediately to respond to the newest round of Ukraine-related sanctions–from both the US and Russia.

The Council’s executive vice president Damon Wilson conveyed his support for the newest round of sanctions on Russia.

Russia’s respose, a list of sanctions included Senators McCain and Menendez as well as a handful of senior White House officials.

The politicians and administration staff included in the Kremlin’s sanctions responded with pride.