Russian Sanctions

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, left, and Saratov Region Gov. Valery Radayev talk during a meeting. Saratov Region, Russia on Monday.

The United States launched diplomatic and financial offensives against Russian officials and businesses on Thursday, in retaliation for election-meddling and Moscow-linked hacking that compromised major federal agencies.

The move included the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats from the US and sanctions on several organizations and individuals, the White House and State Department said.