The United States of America has imposed sanctions against a defense procurement network that supplied military electronics to the Russian Federation. This was reported by the US Treasury Department.
"The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has targeted a network headed by Belgian Hans De Geetere that procures military electronics for Russian end users," the statement said.
This network includes nine legal entities and five individuals distributed across Russia, Belgium, Cyprus, Sweden, Hong Kong and the Netherlands.
In parallel, the US Department of Justice filed two separate indictments against Hans De Geetere related to his long-running scheme to illegally export high-tech military equipment from the United States to China and Russia.
Brian Nelson, Under Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Crimes Enforcement and Financial Intelligence, emphasized that the coordinated actions reflect a commitment to enforce sanctions and export controls, including holding accountable those who attempt to evade these measures.