1. According to The Associated Press, President Donald Trump's administration issued the list – which features 114 senior Russian political figures and 96 tycoons reported to have a net worth of at least $1 billion each – to fulfill "a demand by Congress that the U.S. punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election."

    >> Click here or scroll down to see the full list and memo

    Journalists from CNBC, NPR and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists shared details about some notable names on the list:
  2. The people listed are not facing any new sanctions, but "their inclusion may dissuade banks and other institutions in the U.S. and Europe from doing business with them," Bloomberg reported.

    Read more about the list here or here.

    Documents below via U.S. Treasury Department