The Obama administration is finalizing plans to punish Russia for interfering with the recent U.S. election with an announcement could come as soon as Thursday,
A senior administration official tells CBS news they will likely name individuals associated with Moscow’s efforts to hack Democratic organizations in the run-up to the presidential election.
Officials have said sanctions would likely target leaders in Russia’s largest intelligence agency – which they believe was behind the cyberattacks aimed at helping President-elect Donald Trump — and operating with President Vladimir Putin’s blessing.
“At a point in time where we’ve taken certain actions that we can divulge publicly, we will do so,” Mr. Obama said. Please read