The US initially held back on sanctioning Putin’s rumored girlfriend as it would be seen as too personal an escalation, report says

The US initially held off sanctioning Putin’s rumored girlfriend out of caution, the WSJ reported. Officials feared sanctioning Alina Kabaeva would be seen as too personal a punishment, the report said. Kabaeva, who has been connected to Putin since 2008, could still be sanctioned, the report said. Loading Something is loading. US officials paused proposals…