Russia: More U.S. Sanctions Would Mean ‘Economic War’

Russia would consider fresh U.S. sanctions—such as curbing the operations of Russian banks or their foreign-currency dealings—a declaration of “economic war,” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned. The U.S. announced a new round of sanctions Wednesday that pushed Russia’s ruble to a two-year low. Separate draft legislation introduced last week by Republican and Democratic senators…