China's Huawei to invest $3 mln in joint projects with Russia in 2017Business & Economy April 25, 13:33
Mongolia asks Russia to arm its air defense forcesMilitary & Defense April 25, 13:19
Serbian military wants to take part in demining PalmyraWorld April 25, 13:06
Press review: Trump turns up heat on Iran nukes and US seeks to restore safe Syrian skiesPress Review April 25, 13:00
New GLONASS satellites will be transmitting encoded signalScience & Space April 25, 12:56
Russia calls for unbiased investigation into incident with OSCE mission in DonbassRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 12:52
Russia, Serbia to boost military cooperationMilitary & Defense April 25, 12:36
Russia, Qatar eyeing joint projects worth $12 blnBusiness & Economy April 25, 11:58
Russia’s Caspian Flotilla warships take to sea in snap combat readiness checkMilitary & Defense April 25, 11:55
VLADIVOSTOK, September 2. /TASS/. New US sanctions will slow down the arrival of foreign companies in Crimea, Alexander Shokhin, the president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) has told TASS.
"It’s not that it will scare them away, but it will delay many decisions (of foreign companies - TASS) on working with Russia, the more so with Crimea," he said.
According to Shokhin, the expansion of sanctions is a single direction of Washington’s policies. "The US sanctions are extended and expanded under the same criteria. This is not a new wave of sanctions. This is an attempt to prevent the companies and elites that have already been sanctioned from escaping sanctions," he explained.
Shokhin added that some time ago there was a feeling that the sanctions regime against Russia will not tighten. However, the expansion of Washington’s sanctions confirms that the US will adhere to the original mechanism of imposing restrictions on Russian companies. "Many (foreign) companies willing to work in Crimea will be on the lookout," he said.
The US government earlier again expanded the list of Russian individuals and legal entities subject to unilateral US economic sanctions over the Ukrainian conflict.