The U.S. Department of Commerce has extended sanctions list, incorporating another 11 Russian companies. The list now consists of 81 organization, in addition to Russian, there are also corporations out of India and Hong Kong, reports RIA Novosti.
A new list is virtually identical to the document of the Ministry of Finance of the United States, which was published on 1 September. However, in the «black list» of the Ministry of trade of the USA were 11 new companies: «Angstrom-M» «Angstrom», «Angstrom-T», OJSC «VO Related», Perm scientific-industrial instrument making company, JSC «Mikron», JSC NPF «Micran», NPC Granat, Company Technopole, Technopole Ltd and diovan».
Bureau of industry and security, US Department of Commerce said that the sanctions affect the export of materials and technologies that produce Russian company. The expansion of the list in Washington explained the desire «to ensure the effectiveness of existing sanctions against Russia.»
Recall that on 1 September the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions against 17 individuals and more than 100 Russian companies from-for the conflict in Ukraine. In the sanctions list included, in particular, contractors of construction of the Kerch bridge: «Mostotrest» and «SGM-bridge»; the state unitary enterprise «Feodosia optical plant», «Sovmortrans», fku uprdor «Taman», «Sovfracht», the FAA «Glavgosexpertiza of Russia», the Institute «Giprostroymost», «Koksokhimtrans» Center of ship repair «Zvezdochka» and others. Among the sanctioned companies for more than 10 structures of Bank of Moscow and a subsidiary of «Gazprom», such as «Gazprom media holding» (including «Echo of Moscow»), «Gazprom Mezhregiongaz holding» Gazprom — VNIIGAZ», a number of regional offices of the gas giant. Sanctions were also introduced against a number of Crimean officials and security forces, as well as civil and military leadership of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics.