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White House will join EU in sanctioning personal assets of Putin and Lavrov

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirms that the US will sanction the personal assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, following the European Union in taking the rare step.

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