Analysis

Russia Bombshells Leave Sanctions Bar Guessing

By Alex Lawson (January 13, 2017, 4:56 PM EST) -- With President Barack Obama taking one final strike at Russia for its purported tampering in the U.S. election and President-elect Donald Trump facing a slew of explosive allegations of Moscow-related impropriety, sanctions attorneys have been left grasping at straws regarding what comes next in the two countries' fractious relationship.

There is always a degree of uncertainty when a new administration is poised to take power, particularly when that transition involves a change in party. But the stark differences between the outgoing president and his successor, combined with the severity of allegations against Trump and Russia have made the past few weeks...

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