The United States is preparing a new series of anti-Russian sanctions. The new measures may affect financial structures associated with the state, Report informs via The Wall Street Journal.

The Biden administration is preparing its new series of sanctions and intends to strengthen the financial barrier around the Russian economy.

Sources of the WSJ note that the measures may be aimed at the Deposit Insurance Agency and the national payment system Mir. Sanctions may also affect the non-bank credit organization National Clearing Center and National Settlement Depository.

Other measures being considered include cutting off more Russian banks from SWIFT, expanding export controls, and new sanctions against state-owned companies.