The United States has imposed sanctions on four individuals (including a Syrian businessman, one Russian and a Cypriot national) and six entities accused of helping Syria to bypass international sanctions and purchase oil from Islamic State.
As reported by The Financial Times, the US Treasury department one of the men is Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the head of the world chess federation. Another is George Haswani, a Syrian national, and his company, Hesco Engineering and Construction. The Treasury sa...
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