28 Jun 2022 18:43

U.S. imposes sanctions on about 60 Russian individuals, several dozen Russian companies

WASHINGTON. June 28 (Interfax) - The United States has sanctioned nearly 60 Russian individuals and several dozen Russian companies, including Rostec and the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), as part of renewed restrictions associated with Russia's actions in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury Department said on its website on Tuesday.

"Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated 70 entities, many of which are critical to the Russian Federation's defense industrial base, including State Corporation Rostec, [...], as well as 29 Russian individuals," the statement said.

The U.S. Department of State jointly with the Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on an additional 45 entities and 29 individuals.

Journalist and TV anchor Tina Kandelaki and former Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov, as well as his children Sergei and Natalya and his wife Yevgeniya Vasilyeva, are among those hit by renewed sanctions.