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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 2 (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday additional 71 Russian and Belarusian entities to its trade blacklist together with numerous aircraft factories and shipbuilding and investigation institutes in its most recent hard work to deprive the Russian armed forces of U.S. technological know-how and other objects.
The export limitations are among a raft of new sanctions the Washington imposed on Thursday in reaction to Russia’s war in Ukraine, which include prohibitions on extra Russian oligarchs and members of the country’s elite.
They involve 70 Russian companies and other entities like numerous models of the Russian Academy of Sciences, together with A.A. Kharkevich Institute for Data Transmission Challenges and the V.A. Trapeznikov Institute of Manage Sciences and a single Belarus entity.
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The organizations added consist of several aircraft crops and the Voronezh Joint Inventory Plane Company, a person of the most significant Russian factories for passenger and cargo plane, in accordance to numerous analysis reports.
Also added was the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, which has made virtually 7.000 aircraft of additional than 20 kinds given that 1934 and provides the MC-21 spouse and children of airliners.
In whole the Commerce Section has now additional 322 entities to its economic blacklist for help of Russia’s armed service considering that February.
“The U.S. and our global companions have put in position sturdy, sweeping limits on Russia’s skill to attain the items and technologies it requires to sustain its navy aggression,” said Under Secretary of Commerce for Business and Security Alan Estevez.
Of the 71, 66 have been identified to be navy close end users. Also extra were being the Ilyushin Aviation Elaborate Department, the St. Petersburg Shipbuilding Institution and the Specific Exploration Bureau for Automation of Marine Researches Much East Branch Russian Academy of Sciences.
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Reporting by Karen Freifeld and David Shepardson Editing by Chris Reese and Cynthia Osterman
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