In the United States proposed a radically strengthen economic sanctions against Russia
A bill introduced to Congress, prepared by Democrat Joaquin Castro and Republican Mike Turner.
Congressmen Joaquin Castro and Mike Turner has prepared a bill on the complete prohibition of operations for American citizens and companies with the Russian public debt. The text of the bill posted on the Congress website.
The new sanctions will affect all of Russia’s largest banks and securities issued by the Finance Ministry and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
The paper examines American parliamentarians as support of great Britain in connection with the incident in Salisbury, where early in March, was poisoned the former agent of the GRU, Sergei Skripal.
If the bill is passed, Americans will no longer be able to buy bonds issued by Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Bank of Moscow, Rosselkhozbank, by Promsvyazbank and VEB.
The securities of these credit institutions are equal in the U.S. to the sovereign debt of the Russian Federation.
In addition to debt securities of banks, government and Central Bank under sanctions also fall of the bond issued on behalf of the national welfare Fund, which are outstanding for more than two weeks. The new rules are not retroactive and will only apply in relation to bonds issued within 180 days after adoption of the law.