US imposes new sanctions on Russian shipping firms

Companies apparently violated sanctions against North Korea, as well as two individuals over cyber-related activities.

    The United States has placed new sanctions on two Russian shipping companies for violating sanctions against North Korea, as well as two individuals over cyber-related activities.

    And Washington is also likely to impose further sanctions against Russia in the coming days, in relation to the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Washington.


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