The US Department of State has introduced sanctions against three Russiancompanies - the Tula instrument-making design bureau, Bazalt scientific andproduction association and aircraft enterprise No. 168. In addition, theDepartment of State added these companies to its 'black list'.According to the US agency, the above Russian companies are involved insupplies of military technologies to countries that support terrorism, RTRtelevision reported..
Representatives of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation commented on the state of affairs in the Sea of Azov
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club that Russia will never initiate military actions, including with the use of nuclear weapons