U.S. adds Rosneft to Ukraine sanctions list

NEW YORK, July 16 Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:39pm EDT

NEW YORK, July 16 (Reuters) - The United States added Russian state-controlled energy company Rosneft to its Ukraine-related sanctions list on Wednesday.

The move after the company's chief, Igor Sechin, was included on the list in April, as Washington increases its financial sanctions on Russia's economy.

(Reporting by Josephine Mason; Editing by Peter Galloway)