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State Dept Sanctions 5 Russian Companies for Violation of Multilateral Export Control Law

The State Department has barred 23 international companies from doing business in the U.S. after the agency found evidence that the organizations defied the Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act, Defense News reported Wednesday. Matthew Bodner writes the sanctioned businesses include Russian state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport, aircraft designer MiG …

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Pentagon Calls Off Russian Helicopter Buy

The Defense Department has cancelled plans to buy 15 Russian Mi-17 helicopters from state-owned enterprise Rosoboronexport , Reuters reported Wednesday. Warren Strobel writes the scuttled deal followed bipartisan criticism after reports surfaced that the Russian manufacturer also deals in arms exports to Syria. According to Reuters, the $345 million in cancelled …

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Rep. Wilson to Pentagon: Stop Buying Russian Military Supplies

The Defense Department will continue purchasing Russian-made military hardware and aircraft for Afghan military forces despite protests from lawmakers, The Hill reports. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) called for the Pentagon to stop doing business with the Russian manufacturer Rosoboronexport, during a House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee …

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