The United States expanded the list of Russian individuals and entities sanctioned in connection with the conflict in Ukraine. On Tuesday, 22 December, said the U.S. Treasury Department.
In particular, under the sanctions have fallen several subsidiary companies companies VTB and Sberbank, including VTB 24. The sanctions list also included the Possibility, Novikombank, «Yandex.Money» and other companies, reports TASS.
In total, the sanctions imposed against 12 individuals and 110 companies and organizations. In General, the list of these industrial enterprises from Moscow and other Russian cities, including «Helicopters of Russia», the plant «Mayak» Corporation «Oboronprom» United engine Corporation, Rosoboronexport. The list includes a large number of companies military-industrial complex.
As noted by the compilers of the list, many of these companies and organizations were previously included in the sanctions lists of the EU.
The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov has promised that Moscow will prepare response measures to the introduction of new U.S. anti-Russian sanctions.