Posted in: Tattle, Technology

Biden to unveil Russia sanctions over SolarWinds hack and election meddling

Package of sanctions expel 10 officials and follows massive US government cybersecurity breach

The US is set to announce new sanctions against Russia as soon as Thursday in retaliation for Moscow’s interference in elections, alleged bounties on US soldiers in Afghanistan, and cyber-espionage campaigns such as the SolarWinds hack, according to reports in US and international media.

Ten Russian diplomatic officials are to be expelled from the US and up to 30 entities will be blacklisted, officials said, in the largest round of sanctions action against Russia of Joe Biden’s presidency.

Back to Top