WASHINGTON — As the Biden administration and its allies begin controversial negotiations with Moscow This week, Western officials are eyeing significant financial sanctions and targeted technology sanctions if Russia sends troops across Ukraine’s border, while potentially avoiding sanctions. Bank and energy fines are the widest, according to people familiar with the matter.
To encourage Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate the situation, the Biden administration is also set to discuss limits on intermediate-range missiles in Europe and Europe. reciprocal restrictions on the scope of military exercises on the continent, US officials said.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-eyes-financial-targeted-tech-sanctions-as-talks-begin-with-russia-11641736802 US offers dialogue with Russia, eye punishment if Ukraine is invaded