As reported by Reuters, prepared by U.S. senators bill proposes a ban on receiving U.S. visas and freezing accounts for those who are “complicit in undermining the cybersecurity of private and public infrastructure and democratic institutions.”
In addition, we are talking about sanctions against companies connected with the Russian armed forces and intelligence services. In addition, this document will allow legislation to approve the anti-Russian restrictions, which at the end of December announced the incumbent President Barack Obama.
In late December, President Barack Obama imposed sanctions against the FSB and Chief of the General staff of Russia (GU GS, the former Main intelligence Directorate, GRU). Sanctions also touched on three companies accused of supporting cyber-attacks. Under personal sanctions were a number of heads of state GSH and two previously accused of involvement in hacking attacks of citizens of Russia Alexey Bilan and Evgeny Bogachev. In addition, Washington has declared persona non grata 35 Russian diplomats.
U.S. authorities accuse Moscow of involvement in hacking attacks suffered by a number of institutions and political organizations in the United States. The Russian government has repeatedly denied such accusations.