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WASHINGTON, September 2. /TASS/. The U.S. Department of Commerce has added new companies from Russia and other countries to its list of sanctions prompted by the conflict in Ukraine.
According to a rule notice in the Federal Register, scheduled to be published on September 2 and posted online, "twenty-nine persons under thirty-three entries" have been included in the "Entity List".
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) "is taking this action to ensure the efficacy of existing sanctions on the Russian Federation", the notice said.
The thirty-three entries to the Entity List are located in Crimea, Cyprus, Finland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. There are thirty-three entries for the twenty-nine persons because two persons are listed in two locations and one person is listed in three locations, resulting in four additional entries, according to the notice.