Champion boxer Tyson Fury's adviser, Daniel Kinahan, has been named as a leader of an organized crime gang by the U.S. government.
The president signed two bills intended squeeze Moscow financially over its ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Andrew Jacobson, sanctions attorney at Seward & Kissel, told Newsweek that banning Russia from using U.S. reserves "escalates the possibility of default."
An expert weighs in after the Senate passed a bill to ban Russian oil and gas imports 100-0 and the House approved it with a 413-9 vote,
Despite the latest round of sanctions, Russia's president stuck with his reputation for keeping matters related to his family life away from the public eye.
The Russian leader has never confirmed a relationship with the former gymnast, who many sources claim is his alleged mistress.
The sanctions targeting Maria Vorontsova and Katerina Tikhonova mean all of Putin's close family members are now cut off from U.S. financial systems.
"Bucha has been quite a trigger to get things moving," a European diplomatic official told Newsweek.
The Russian president almost never speaks publicly about his family life but he has two daughters from his marriage to former wife Lyudmila Putina, according to the Kremlin.
The former secretary of state said Russia should be barred from attending an upcoming G20 event, and that its banks should face additional sanctions.
The KleptoCapture task force was created to help ensure that the targeted entities and individuals truly felt the impact.
The U.S. issued the warning on Thursday, the same day Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in India after concluding a two-day visit to China.
An EU official said the message should be clear, China will face serious consequences if Beijing offers any military or financial support to Russia.
"We will continue to target Putin's war machine with sanctions from every angle," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
With Russia's military bearing down on civilian population centers, it is high time that China learn that lesson for itself.
Western leaders risk appearing soft on Putin if they lift sanctions too early, but refusing to do so as part of a peace deal could prolong the Ukraine war.
Experts question whether Russia's retaliations to financial measures implemented across the world will assist the country's floundering economy.
The IMF reported last week that the dollar has declined as a reserve currency in the last two decades.
Residents of the country purchased more than 270 million of the items, worth $1.04 billion or 98.6 billion rubles, between February 28 and March 13.
"Sanctions never deter," the U.S. president said during a Thursday press conference at a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium.
The poll also asked Americans their opinions about the degree of U.S. help to Ukraine and whether they support a no-fly zone.
Timothy Ash of BlueBay Asset Management said that Russia's stock exchange's partial reopening is "really only window dressing."
Polina Kovaleva, the 26-year-old daughter of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's mistress, had her assets frozen amid the ongoing Ukrainian conflict.
Oleg Ustenko, economic adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky, told Newsweek what Ukraine wants from Europeans.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that no one "could have pictured" the scale of Western sanctions on Moscow.
The Federation Council claims that thousands of jobs have been put "on standby," similar to unpaid leave.
Ukrainian politicians and officials told Newsweek that Western partners must press their economic offensive on Russia, not descend into internal bickering.
The group aims to counter Ukraine's narrative about the war against Russia.
Poland, one of Russia's toughest European critics, has called for the EU to issue an oil and gas embargo.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's organization said the huge vessel, currently docked in an Italian port, could belong to the Russian president.