In the published list includes “Kalashnikov”, “Izhmash”, “Tupolev”, “Almaz-Antey”, Rosoboronexport, rostec, “MiG”, “Sukhoi”, “Admiralty shipyards”, “Izhevsk mechanical plant”, “Oboronprom”, “Uralvagonzavod”, “Helicopters of Russia”
The FSB building on Lubyanka square in Mosquitto: TASS, Sergei Fadeichev
New York (UN). 27 Oct. INTERFAX – the New York Times published a list of Russian companies and agencies, which could fall under new US sanctions in the framework of the law. On the newspaper’s website placed at the disposal of the publication document, which lists 33 business or concern in respect of which the possible US sanctions. Among them are “Kalashnikov”, “Izhmash”, “Tupolev”, “Almaz-Antey”, Rosoboronexport, rostec, “MiG”, “Sukhoi”, “Admiralty shipyards”, “Izhevsk mechanical plant”, “Oboronprom”, “Uralvagonzavod”, “Helicopters of Russia” and others.
In addition, the list includes Federal security service, foreign intelligence Service, the General Directorate of the General staff of the armed forces.
Earlier official representative of US state Department Heather Nauert stated that the Department transmitted to Congress the list with the people and organizations who may be facing sanctions.
“The Secretary of state Tillerson has allowed the state Department to prepare recommendations that identify people and organizations that either act in the interests of the Russian defence sector or the intelligence, or are connected with them,” she said at a briefing in Washington. According to her, this document “is currently being examined by the Congress.” Neuert stressed that eventually this list will be published on the website of the state Department, but the exact date is not called.
The President of the United States Donald trump in early August signed a law which provides for additional sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, and virtually deprives the President the opportunity to cancel anti-Russian sanctions. Now the US President have to notify Congress of the intention to remove the sanctions against Russia, and the Congress will have 30 days to block such changes.
The act provides for a codification of the existing anti-Russian restrictions. There will be a limited ability of American companies to participate in joint energy projects in which the share of the Russian partners in excess of 33% (previously, a limit of 50%). In addition, Washington will continue to oppose gas pipeline “Nord stream 2” as he “has a harmful impact on energy security of the European Union, the development of the gas market in Central and Eastern Europe and reform of Ukraine in the energy sphere”. The law States that sanctions should not affect the cooperation between the US and Russia in the space sector.