The ninth package of sanctions against the Russian Federation: the West can hit the manufacturers of drones, media
< /p> send to Telegram
share on Facebook
send to Viber
send to Whatsapp
send to Messenger
According to journalists, about 180 Russian individuals and legal entities will fall under the new restrictions. EU wants to stop shipments of American and European parts found in Iranian drones.
Russian drone makers risk falling under Western sanctions, which the European Union could approve next week. Bloomberg writes about this, citing sources familiar with the matter.
European officials are considering imposing restrictions on other technologies and components used by Moscow for military purposes. The sanctions will also affect the sphere of additional services, investments, Russian media and the financial sector, the agency's interlocutors noted.
According to Bloomberg, about 180 individuals and legal entities will be added to the ninth package of sanctions. Poland and the Baltic states have pushed the EU to increase sanctions as part of demands to support capping Russian oil prices, one source said.
New restrictions will be officially proposed and discussed this week, before EU leaders meet in Brussels next week, the source added .
“EU sanctions require the support of all member states, measures may change before this happens,” officials said.
Moscow is attacking Ukraine's energy and civilian infrastructure with Iranian drones. Numerous reports have highlighted the use of American and European components in Russian and Iranian drones, the agency stressed.
Russian representatives have threatened that the European Union will begin to live without Russian oil this year. Russian Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, is confident that TC will soon begin to accuse Russia of lack of oil.
The US State Department admitted that Western sanctions made it difficult for Russia to purchase parts for the defense sector in the required volumes.