The White House says the measures are a retaliation against a major Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, election interference and other hostile acts.
Biden insists the U.S. is not looking to kick off a cycle of conflicts with Russia, but wants a ‘stable and predictable’ relationship.
But the Kremlin’s already threatened to respond in kind.
So, how will this move affect the many challenges pitting the U.S. against Russia?
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