U.S. imposes new sanctions
The restrictive measures apply to several countries, including Russia and China. In the Russian Federation, the sanctions will affect the defensive structure.
The US state Department imposes sanctions against the military structures of the Russian Federation, China and other countries in violation of us laws regarding non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Document submitted to the Federal registry of the United States, but will be officially published on may 10.
In General, sanctions are imposed against 28 individuals and entities. In addition to Russia under the sanctions fall within the defense structure of the Iran, North Korea, China, as well as companies from Turkey and Saudi Arabia .
The document notes that the United States found that the number of foreigners and foreign organizations engaged in activity which is the basis for the application of restrictive measures, according to the law on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
“The law provides for punishment of foreign legal and physical persons for the sale or acquisition from Iran, Syria or North Korea goods, services or technologies that have the potential to contribute to the development of weapons of mass destruction”, – the document says.
Of Russian organizations in the black list, in particular, became a training center anti-aircraft missile troops in Gatchina, 18-th Central research Institute of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation in the Kursk, instrument Design Bureau in Tula, the 183rd guards antiaircraft missile regiment, Scientific-production concern BARL, and the Main Directorate of the General staff (former GRU).
Earlier it was reported that Rosoboronexport came under new US sanctions.
We will remind, in the U.S. Congress also intend to strengthen sanctions against Russia. This was stated by us democratic Senator Ben Cardin.
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