The U.S. Congress, revealed the details of the bill on new sanctions against Russia. On Tuesday, June 13, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the document.
In the case of approval of the draft law us companies and individuals will not be allowed to lend to Russian banks for longer than 14 days. Currently, this period is 90 days.
It is also proposed to limit the terms of financing of the Russian power engineers. They will set the credit period of 30 days.
The senators will vote for the bill on Thursday. Then he must obtain the approval of the house of representatives, after which the document will be signed in the White house.
Secretary Rex Tillerson said at a hearing in the Senate on the deterioration of Russian-American relations. Answering the question about the bill on sanctions, Tillerson said that “we have a big problem with the Russians… our relations are at a record low and continues to deteriorate. Our goal — to stabilize the dialogue.”
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said that the sanctions will be expanded to “punish Russian interference in the political process in the United States and around the world.” On 13 June, the Associated Press revealed that the new anti-Russian sanctions will be imposed “in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Crimea, the brazen cyber attack and interference with elections (US presidential elections in 2016 — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) and the ongoing aggression in Syria.”
The US impose on Russia responsible for a series of cyber attacks perpetrated during the election campaign against American political organizations. January 6 was published declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and NSA, in which he argued that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered to organize a campaign in order to influence U.S. elections and to achieve victory trump. Moscow regularly denies involvement in the cyber attacks.