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U.S. Bans Accounting Services to Russia in Added Sanctions (1)

May 8, 2022, 10:39 PM

The U.S. banned American accounting and consulting firms from working with Russia and imposed its first sanctions on Gazprombank as part of a package of new penalties targeted at Moscow.

The latest penalties also include new export controls on industrial goods, limits on three of Russia’s top state-controlled television stations and additional visa restrictions, according to a White House statement.

The U.S. and its allies are pushing to expand sanctions ahead of Russia’s May 9 Victory Day military parade marking the end of World War II in Europe. The celebration has become a touchstone of the Kremlin’s campaign to whip ...