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The sanctions that the administration of U.S. President Donald trump has imposed on Russian businessman Viktor Vekselberg, hit the center of Washington. About it writes Huffington Post.
Due to the restrictive measures administration National Mall (Museum and Park area in the center of the us capital — approx. Tape.ru) were not able to complete the repair of the sewer system. Drain pumps for organization was supplied by Swiss engineering group Sulzer, in which Vekselberg owned 63,42 percent of the shares, and because of the sanctions, the company was unable to conclude contracts with the American company.
As a result, the staff of the Avenue were forced to use mobile toilets or run to relieve himself in a nearby building.
The publication notes that sanctions were not the only cause inconvenience, but added problems to the common Fund.
May 9, it became known that the team of spectacular USA with the “Russian case” Robert Mueller was questioned Vekselberg about the alleged transfer of hundreds of thousands of dollars in favor of private counsel to Donald trump Michael Cohen. The lawyer of a porn actress Stephanie Clifford, who said the affair with trump, suggested that 500 thousand dollars received from Vekselberg, went, in particular, on payment of 130 thousand dollars to his client.
In early April, the US imposed new sanctions against Russian oligarchs and companies, government officials and top managers of state corporations. After this collapsed, the Russian stock market and ruble. In the state Duma was introduced the bill on the response, which provides for the restriction of deliveries to Russia the American products.
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