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U.S. Sanctions Several Russian and Chinese Companies Over Ukraine War Technology

The U.S. sanctioned several Chinese and Russian companies on Monday for allegedly supplying a blacklisted Russian firm with parts to make drones for Moscow’s war effort in Ukraine.

The Commerce Department announced sanctions against 28 entities in total, nine of which were implicated in the effort to sell parts to the blacklisted Special Technology Center to make drones for Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff.

“Our actions send a clear message to those trying to evade our export controls that there will be consequences for behavior that seeks to undermine U.S. national security interests,” Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security Alan Estevez said in a statement.

Read the source article at The Hill

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