Stevens: punishment against Rothenberg introduced not for " family reasons "
Punishment the United States about Roman Rotenberg was not imposed on " family sign ", his name was included in the list because He helped to circumvent punishment Papa Boris Rotenberg, said Last news press Secretary of the Embassy of the USA in Russia William Stevens.
first on Thursday, the U.S. Treasury Department said on the introduction of penalties regarding eleven physical and fifteen legal entities. Among the participants of the list, for example, Russian businessman Roman Rotenberg and son of former President of Ukraine Oleksandr Yanukovych. The list also included Izhevsk mechanical plant, the concern " Izhmash ", the number of trade ports in Crimea, "daughter" VEB and " Rosneft ".
"Roman Rotenberg participated in the action to withdraw from his mode of punishment. It was included into the list because he helped Boris Rotenberg care from under the sanctions regime. We (USA) do not introduce penalties relative to individuals for "family reasons," said Stevens.