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The USA has imposed sanctions against China for purchase of the Russian arms - RIA Novosti, 9/21/2018


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MOSCOW, 21 Sep — RIA Novosti. The USA on Thursday has imposed sanctions against the staff of the Ministry of Defence of China and Rosoboronexport because of transactions on purchase of the Russian weapon, testifies documents on the websites of State Department and American Ministry of Finance.© of the RIA Novosti / Maxims of Pancakes to Pass into an image bank "Too big for sanctions". Why at the USA it is impossible "to punish Russia" Under restrictions, in particular, the department of training of troops and supply of the Central Council of War of China and its head Li Shanfu have got. Council performs management over armed forces of the country, it is headed directly by the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Also Oboronlogistika, the Komsomol aircraft factory of Gagarin making planes of Sukhoi, and PMC Wagner were placed on the sanctions list. The representative of the White House in a telephone briefing has specified that restrictive measures have been provoked by purchases at the Russian side of SU-35 in December of last year and the antiaircraft missile systems S-400 in January, 2018. According to him, both transactions have taken place after entry into force of the anti-Russian sanctions. The high-ranking official has added that sanctions are aimed at Moscow, but don't mean undermining defense capability of Russia and China. "The absolute purpose of these actions — to prevent cash flow to the Russian government" — the employee of administration of U.S. President has added. In addition, restrictions have concerned also people who in the USA are accused of "intervention" in presidential elections in 2016 which the Russian government categorically denies. © AFP 2018/Nicholas Kamm Analyst: The USA would like to force Russia "to the knees and in a corner" have blacklisted the Agency of Internet researches, Concord Management and Consulting and Concord Catering and also a number of natural persons. The persons specified in the sanctions list have been brought in it according to the law "About Counteraction to Opponents of America through Sanctions" (CAATSA). The law was adopted in August of last year. He provides restrictions to the Russian energy sector and defense industry complex. Sanctions are assumed also for natural and legal entities which cooperate with Russia in these areas.

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