U.S., Europe Ramp Up Sanctions on Russia, Plan More in Case of Military Escalation

The Biden administration said it would impose sanctions on the firm guiding the Nord Stream 2 natural-gasoline pipeline even though the European Union sanctioned Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the country’s World wide web Research Company and many other high-profile Russian officials.

The moves are component of the 1st wave of steps that governments in Washington, Brussels and London say will be a coordinated deal of fuller sanctions really should Russia escalate navy tensions in Ukraine.