Over the Crimea and Donbass: the United States expanded sanctions against Russia

За Крым и Донбасс: США расширили санкции против России

The United States expanded sanctions list against Russia.The U.S. government expanded sanctions list against Russia over the annexation of Crimea and aggression in Eastern Ukraine, adding to the three individuals and nine organizations. This is stated in the message on the website of the U.S. Treasury Department, reports the Chronicle.info with reference on the European truth.

The list includes Deputy “Minister of state security of the self-proclaimed “Luhansk national Republic” Alexander Basov, the former chief of missile troops and artillery Vladimir Zaritsky and FSB officer Andrei Sushko, whom the US believes was involved in the kidnapping in 2017 Crimean Tatar activist who had been tortured.

Under the restrictive measures hit the sanatorium “AI-Petri”, “Dulber”, “Mishor” resort “Mechta” LLC “southern Project”, JSC “Krymteploelektrotsentral”, “Garant-SV”, “Management company of infrastructure projects” and “the Ministry of public security “LNB”.

Informed the special representative of the US State Department on Affairs Kurt Volker said the new sanctions will be imposed against individuals and organizations that participated in business projects on the territory of Crimea or have violated human rights on the Peninsula during the war in the Donbass.

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