Special Report: How military technology reaches Russia in breach of U.S. export controls

Special Report: How military technology reaches Russia in breach of U.S. export controls

April 29 (Reuters) – By his own account, Ilias Sabirov, a Moscow businessman, had supplied Russia’s military with high-performance computer chips made in the United States for years. Then, in 2014, Russia seized the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, and the U.S. government began imposing a series of new sanctions and export controls on Russia, including…

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European Commission president: Sanctions to target Russia access to technology, cripple its economy

European Commission president: Sanctions to target Russia access to technology, cripple its economy

Bill Browder, the founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, an investment fund and asset management company with experience in Russian markets, argues the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and Canada must ‘go after’ Vladimir Putin’s money.  European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced Thursday that the European Union is preparing a “determined and united…

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