Economy US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad Updated : April 16, 2018 06:32 AM IST U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley indicated the sanctions to be announced Monday. Trump tweeted Sunday that the strike was "perfectly carried out". Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.