The duration of the sanctions is two years, but it can be shortened or terminated by the decision of the US Secretary of State.
Washington has imposed sanctions on three entities from Russia for violating U.S. national laws on the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) against Iran, the DPRK, and Syria. The State Department posted a notice to this effect on Monday, August 9, in the Federal Register, a collection of official U.S. government documents.
The companies in question are the research and production enterprise Pulsar, Charter Green Light Moscow, and Asia-Invest.
As follows from this document, the decision on sanctions came into force on July 29. The blacklist also includes companies from Iraq and Syria.
The sanctions are valid for two years but can be shortened or terminated by a decision of the U.S. secretary of state.
Recall that in July, the U.S. expanded the black list of Russia. It included six individuals and legal entities from the Russian Federation for trying to buy goods in the United States for activities contrary to the interests of national security and foreign policy of Washington.