U.S. extended sanctions against Russian companies enter into force

22:33, 27 December 2016
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Embassy of Ukraine in the USA has reported that the decision on the introduction of the U.S. additional sanctions against Russian companies entered into force.


"The United States continues to build up pressure on Russia with new sanctions for its violation of international law and fueling the conflict in eastern Ukraine. 15 Russian arms sector entities as well as 8 entities illegally operating in the temporarily occupied Ukrainian Crimea are under strengthened U.S. sanctions," Embassy of Ukraine in the USA wrote on Facebook.

Read alsoU.S. sanctions seven individuals, eight entities over Crimea occupation"On December 27, the United States Department of Commerce adds 23 entities from Russia and Crimea region of Ukraine to the Entity List making Crimea economically toxic and blocking Russian defense industry activities," the report says.

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