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Months after hack, United States poised to announce sanctions on Russia

 WASHINGTON - Biden officials are preparing to announce sanctions over Russia's massive crackdown on key parties, as well as election disruptions, a senior official said Wednesday night.


The sanctions, symbolized for weeks by the authorities, will represent the first retaliatory action announced by the Kremlin last year for burglary, known as a violation of SolarWinds. In the aftermath, Russian hackers are believed to have infected software widely used with malicious code that enabled them to access networks of at least nine agencies, part of which U.S. officials Believing it was an activity aimed at digging into the secrets of the American government.

Months after hack, United States poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Months after hack, United States poised to announce sanctions on Russia



The measures will be announced on Thursday, according to the official, who was not authorized to comment on the matter by name and who spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press.


It is not immediately clear what other actions could be planned, if any. Officials had previously said they expected to take both invisible and invisible steps.

These measures are intended to send a clear message of retaliation to Russia and to prevent similar actions in the future. They came amid tense ties between the U.S. And Russia, when President Joe Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin this week that the U.S. But it has always been unclear whether these actions will lead to a change in behavior, especially as previous US measures have failed to end the Russian crackdown.

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