The U.S. Treasury Department announced additional sanctions against Russia, reports “Russian Dialogue,” citing “Voice of America”.

The first reports of the new restrictive measures taken by Washington toward the Kremlin appeared 2 Aug. The new sanctions will be in effect for at least a year. In the future the White house also intends to prevent Russia to receive financial assistance from the IMF and the world Bank.

The first package of sanctions of the USA against Russia from-for poisonings with Skrobala entered into force in August 2018. It is worth noting that one of the initiators of these measures the authorities of great Britain: Theresa may has put a lot of effort in the absence of evidence the West has accused Russia of involvement in the poisoning Skipala and imposed sanctions. Despite the allegations, the Russian security forces and diplomats for more than a year do not have access to Keralam and know nothing about their condition. London says that the ex-spy is alive and receives adequate medical care.

Meanwhile, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov have already assessed the implications of the new U.S. sanctions. According to the official, the Russian economy is quite stable and will take another blow.