Washington has slapped a fresh batch of sanctions on Russia over "unjustified" actions during a maritime incident last November in the Kerch Strait near Crimea when three Ukrainian boats went into Russia's territorial waters. The US Treasury Department included six people and eight entities in its Friday update of "Ukraine and Russia-related Designations." The deputy director of the Russian Border Guard Service, which is under the command of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), as well as the head of the FSB service in Crimea and Sevastopol are among the sanctioned individuals. The list of entities consists of eight enterprises related to the shipbuilding industry and operating as Russia's defense contractors, including a St. Petersburg engine manufacturer, several shipyards located both in Crimea and mainland Russia, and companies producing hydroacoustic devices and ship automatics. Comment: It's unlikely the US will sanction Russia's rocket manufacturers anytime soon:...
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