The US imposed sanctions on more than 100 Russian companies and tightened the export ban

The US authorities announced a new round of sanctions against Russia, blacklisting more than a hundred companies, dozens of individuals, as well as more than a thousand different goods that are currently subject to an export embargo.

First, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced new sanctions. The agency imposed restrictions on 71 companies. Of these, 69 are Russian companies, one from Kyrgyzstan and one from Armenia. In addition, the Ministry of Trade banned the export to Russia and Belarus of 1,224 industrial goods, including electronics, fibers for reinforcing composite materials. Now an export and re-export license will be required for the supply of these products.

Later, the U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposes personal sanctions on 46 people, notably human rights ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova and Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian billionaires Igor Kesayev and Vladimir Litvinenko. IN the sanctions list included not only Russians, but also citizens of Poland, Germany, India and other countries.

In addition, OFAC imposed blocking sanctions on almost 200 companies. Among them are gold mining companies Polyus and Polymetal.



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