US sanctions Turkey, China, UAE entities to disrupt Russia war

SpaceWar.com reports: “The United States announced sanctions Thursday on individuals and companies it accused of abetting Russia’s war against Ukraine, targeting entities in Turkey, China and the United Arab Emirates in a bid to disrupt Moscow’s supply chains.

This comes as Russia has offshored the production of technology, equipment and other goods it needs for its military, relying on suppliers in other countries to acquire these items, said the US Treasury Department.

‘Russia is dependent on willing third-country individuals and entities to resupply its military and perpetuate its heinous war against Ukraine and we will not hesitate in holding them accountable,’ said Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in a statement.

Russia invaded neighboring Ukraine in February 2022, sparking the biggest conflict in Europe since World War II.

The Treasury added on Thursday that Russia has been exploiting ‘otherwise legitimate economic relationships’ with other countries.

It said entities in China, Turkey and the UAE have been sending Russia dual-use goods such as critical components that Moscow relies on for its weapons systems.

The latest sanctions involve 130 new targets…”

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