The head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin intends, through the head of NASA Bill Nelson, to convince US President Joe Biden to stop imposing sanctions on Russian enterprises. According to Mr. Rogozin, he had previously sent such a letter to another American department.
“Several months ago, I wrote a letter to the US Department of Commerce, until I received a response. I will give a copy of the letter to Mr. Nelson, I will ask him to meet with President Joe Biden, so that together they give the necessary instructions to their fighters for sanctions, so that they finally calm down, “- said the head of Roscosmos in an interview with RIA Novosti at the St. Petersburg International Economic forum.
Speaking of the US sanctions imposed against JSC TsNIIMash (the head scientific institute of Roscosmos .— “B”), Mr. Rogozin said there was no logic in these actions. “And I hope to explain it to Mr. Nelson. A wise man, experienced, age, he must understand this, ”added the head of the state corporation.
In December 2020, the US Department of Commerce added a number of Russian organizations and agencies to the sanctions list. Among them are the Foreign Intelligence Service, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Rosoboronexport, the Rostec corporation and the United Aircraft Corporation, the MiG and Tupolev companies, Oboronprom, as well as Russian Helicopters, Civil Aircraft Sukhoi, Sukhoi, Kazan Helicopter Plant and PJSC VSMPO-Avisma Corporation.
About how the news about possible sanctions against the Russian Federation influenced the ruble exchange rate – in the material of Kommersant, “The Ruble Has Been Reading Sanctions”.