A Moscow State University professor announced plans to include the two men accused of poisoning a Russian double agent in the U.K. in a conference on information warfare.
Although Russia's elite may be holding onto their wealth despite U.S.-led efforts to target the economy, the working class and poorer communities may not be faring so well.
Meanwhile, Russia's Ministry of Economic Development has put forward amendments to federal law that would allow companies to hide information about some public contracts.
The U.S. government added three Russians and five companies said to be linked to Moscow's security forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that without "trust," Moscow and Washington may resort to "force," and "this might lead to tragedy."
Rusal owner Oleg Deripaska was the hardest hit.
The new list includes more than 200 individuals, including every senior member of the Kremlin's political administration and every Russian oligarch with a net worth of $1 billion or more.
CIA director says that the U.S. will be able to push back against any attempts from Moscow.
VTB Bank President and Chairman Andrey Kostin called the sanctions a "full-on attack" not only against the Kremlin but on all of Russian society.
The West needs to keep diplomatic, economic and cultural relations with Russia, but it must be wary of embassies becoming nests for hostile intelligence activity.
A spokesman for Nord Stream 2 said more than 200 non-Russian companies are building the pipeline and many contracts already have been concluded.
Ukraine and Russia face off in Twitter rematch with South Park gif, after Simpsons meme.
EU business and political leaders fear sanctions could hurt the construction of a Russia-Germany natural gas pipeline.
Vetoes, pocket vetoes and other ways the White House can avoid implementing legislation.
A new bill passed by Congress allows for fresh sanctions to be imposed on Russia, North Korea and Iran.
The president's pick to head the White House communications team has told Russian media he is no fan of U.S. sanctions on Moscow.
The White House plans to push congress to make changes to bill to strengthen sanctions against Russia.