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Russia is also sanctioning dozens of companies in the EU, the US and Singapore


Russia on Wednesday imposed sanctions on more than 30 companies in the European Union (EU), the US and Singapore in retaliation for sanctions imposed on it for its military offensive in Ukraine, AFP reports.

According to the government decree, the list includes 31 companies, most of which belong to Gazprom Germany, the German subsidiary of the Russian giant, which the German state has placed under its control due to its strategic importance. Gazprom had announced its ‘withdrawal’ from the subsidiary in early April, without further mention.

Russia has also imposed sanctions on several Western-style Western companies against the Russians

The sanctions announced on Wednesday also target EuRoPol GAZ SA, the owner of the Polish part of the Yamal-Europa gas pipeline, according to agerpres.ro.

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They include a ban on transactions and entry into Russian ports of ships linked to the companies concerned.

Western sanctions against Russia, some unprecedented, range from a freezing of foreign exchange reserves to an embargo on strategic products and financial sanctionsreminds AFP.

One month ago, Commissioner Adina Valean announced new sanctions for Russia

Adina Vălean, the European Commissioner for Transport, based in Romania, stated that 21 airlines have been blacklisted for aviation safety.

“21 companies have been blacklisted. I mean companies, not destinations “, said Vălean.

The European Commissioner explained that, once Russia has been isolated in terms of transport, virtually all airlines are included in this list.

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She added that railway companies would be subject to sanctions because of the war in Ukraine.

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