Reuters reports that new U.S. sanctions against Russia are hurting Russia and Turkey. The harsh new U.S. sanctions drove drove down Russia’s rouble to its lowest point since late 2016. The Russian rouble sank after Washington said it would impose fresh sanctions against Russia. Washington says Moscow had used a nerve agent against a former Russian agent and his daughter in Britain. The Kremlin denies this. Reports say a new U.S. Senate bill would impose more punishments for meddling in U.S.