The US has imposed sanctions against employees of the Russian secret service, the GRU, and against the company. Among other things, it comes to Russian attempts at manipulation in the US election and the Skripal affair.
Several agents of the Russian secret service, the GRU, as well as companies in Russia are occupied with U.S. sanctions. Goal of deterrence and defence" was "in the face of "ongoing malicious activities of Russia, its agents and its intelligence services," said US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The United States would work together in this area with its international allies and partners.
The new criminal measures GRU employees to be involved in Russian manipulation attempt in the US presidential election in 2016, and the hacker attack on the world doping Agency, WADA. Two GRU agents were assigned because of their alleged role in the poison attack on the Ex-agent, Sergei Skripal in the UK with sanctions.
Mnuchin said that the goal of deterrence and defense.Three companies of sanctions
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sanctions against three companies of the Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, which has close Links to President Vladimir Putin were said to have Repealed. Rusal, En+, and JSC EuroSibEnergo (ESE) have agreed to reduce the shares of the Deripaskas and its control.