US imposes new restrictions against Russian nationals, Entities and Vessels

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US imposes new restrictions against Russian nationals, Entities and Vessels

WASHINGTON - The United States link has designated three Russian link nationals, one entity and five vessels over their alleged role in providing jet fuel to Russia link forces in Syria link, the Treasury Department said in a press release on Thursday.

"Today, the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated one entity, three individuals, and five vessels participating in a sanctions evasion scheme to facilitate the delivery of jet fuel to Russian link forces operating in Syria link," the release said.

The sanctions target Moscow-based Maritime Assistance LLC and three Russian link nationals who the Treasury said oversaw the activities of the company link - Sovfracht Director of Marine Transport Ivan Okorokov, Sovfracht First Deputy Director of Marine Transport Department Karen Stepanyan, and Sovfracht Deputy General Director for Legal Support Ilya Loginov.

The designated vessels include YAZ, SUDAK, PASSAT, SIG and OT-2077, the release said.