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Another look at Russians who aren’t being sanctioned

By Laurie Bennett

April 28, 2014 at 10:51am

The last time the Obama administration announced sanctions against Russia for its aggression in Ukraine, we noted some prominent companies that were not targeted.

Today, as the Treasury Department releases additional names, we take a similar look.

The New York Times notes that many had expected that Alexey Miller, president of the Russian natural gas company Gazprom, would be cited. He was not.

Our interactive Muckety map above shows some of the possible reasons for the omission.

Large U.S. corporations have invested millions in Russian firms. Gazprom, a major supplier of gas to Europe, is one of the major beneficiaries.

The U.S. has targeted Igor Sechin, an adviser to Russia President Vladimir Putin and president of Rosneft oil company.

Rosneft has entered joint ventures with ExxonMobil, a major spender on lobbying and political campaigns in the U.S.

ExxonMobil overwhelmingly favors Republicans.

The other six individuals sanctioned today are Russian government officials. The new companies cited have connections to individuals who were previously sanctioned.

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1 Comments

  • #1.   Gary Anderson 05.07.2014

    Exxon won’t be favoring Republicans if they ever come to power and void all the Russian oil contracts. It is bound to happen if the Republicans come to power with a president.

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