Trump Administration May Impose Sanctions against the Russian Defense Ministry
OREANDA-NEWS. The American administration is considering the possibility of including in the new sanctions list of the Russian Ministry of Defense, a number of defense enterprises and a company associated with the administration of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This was reported by the news agency RIA Novosti.
The draft document includes a federal state unitary enterprise, the Russian military department, its subordinate center, enterprises of the military-industrial complex and civilian industry, as well as the forensic center of the Central Internal Affairs Directorate for the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The United States wants to impose restrictions on 89 companies from China that cooperate with the military and almost 30 Russian organizations, the publication adds.
Earlier, Washington imposed sanctions against Aviazapchast, Elecon and Nilco Group under the law on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The Americans believe that these enterprises cooperate with Iran, North Korea and Syria. The restrictive measures took effect on November 6.