New U.S. sanctions for Russian bank, oligarchs, crypto miner BitRiver

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Reuters UK

By Daphne Psaledakis and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on dozens of people and entities, including a Russian commercial bank and a virtual currency mining company, hoping to target Moscow’s evasion of existing sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The U.S. Treasury Department said it designated a virtual currency mining company for the first time, alongside more than 40 people and entities led by U.S.-designated Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeyev. “Treasury can and will target those who evade, attempt to evade, or aid the evas…

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