Russian businessmen, who fear becoming involved in a «Kremlin report» of the U.S. Treasury, speaking to former us officials with requests to help not get on the list. About it Bloomberg reported the former employee of US state Department Dan fried.
According to him, he refused such cooperation.
The part of the Russians, which can mention lists of the U.S. Treasury, conduct «stress tests» of the potential impact of the «Kremlin report» for their investments, and some get rid of foreign assets, which may suffer after the announcement of the list.
The anonymous source of the Agency noted that the list of «a headache» and the US Treasury, which will have this list to work.
«Kremlin report» to Congress must be submitted no later January 29, according to Bloomberg.
2 August 2017, the US President Donald trump has approved the introduction of new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. In particular, the act requires financial intelligence of the United States within 180 days to provide information about located in the West the assets of Russian politicians and businessmen close to the Kremlin.
One of the authors of recommendations on drawing up the sanctions list, a senior researcher at the Atlantic Council, economic analyst Anders Aslund has argued that the restrictive measures will affect the seven categories that are close to the President of the Russian businessmen and officials.
In the so-called Kremlin report will be included, according to the newspaper «Kommersant», about 50 high-ranking Russian officials and businessmen close to Russian President Vladimir Putin and members of their families.
The potential defendants in the «Kremlin report» looking for ways not to get on the list – the former employee of the state Department 13.01.2018