The US state Department published on Friday, October 27, the list of organizations from Russia, doing business with whom American companies will face sanctions.
The new list consisted of 39 companies, corporations and companies, including Kalashnikov, rostec, Rosoboronexport, “Izhmash”, “Sukhoi”, “MiG”, “Tupolev”,”Almaz-Antey”, “Uralvagonzavod” and a number of others.
Also in the list are six security agencies and intelligence agencies. These include the Federal security service (FSB), foreign intelligence Service (SVR) and the Main Directorate of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces (former GRU). In addition, the list includes “Special technology center”, “Digital weapons and protection” (DH) and the Autonomous nonprofit organization “Professional Association of designers of systems Informatics” (ANO “KSI”).
In the night of Friday, about the impending imposition of sanctions was written by the newspaper The New York Times. Officials at the White house explained that the sanctions planned against a number of individuals in the U.S. who, despite warnings, did not cease business relations with earlier fall under the restrictions of the Russian organizations. The official explanation of the new sanctions — a response to Russia’s actions in Eastern Europe and interference in the American presidential election of 2016.
About compiling a new list on 24 October announced the official representative of the foreign Department of the USA Heather Nauert.
Background: U.S. ready to impose sanctions against the FSB and 33 defense companies in Russia