"Helicopters of Russia" asked the State Duma not to bomb Voronezh

"Helicopters of Russia" cooperate with foreign companies and hope that counter-forces will not have a negative impact on business. According to the head of the corporation Andrei Boginsky, the authorities should "approach reasonably" to this issue.
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The general director of the corporation "Russian Helicopters" Andrey Boginsky called on the Russian authorities to "reasonably" approach the question of taking retaliatory measures against US sanctions. Boginsky reminded that Russian Helicopters is cooperating with foreign companies and expressed the hope that the sanctions will not affect this cooperation. "Yes, the State Duma has worked on this project, but there are no decisions so far. Therefore, one should understand that in general such an end to cooperation in aircraft construction? It is clear that we still have cooperation with foreign companies. With the Canadian division of Pratt & Whitney, we work in terms of engines. Therefore, of course, we would not want the political relations between the two countries to affect business negatively. I would like to see this issue reasonable, "Boginsky said.

The draft law "On measures of influence (counteraction) on unfriendly actions of the United States of America and (or) other foreign states" was introduced to the State Duma by the leaders of the parliamentary factions and the chairman of the Chamber, Vyacheslav Volodin. This happened on April 13, exactly one week after the announcement by the Ministry of Finance of the USA about the most severe anti-Russian sanctions since 2014.

The sanctions tools proposed by the deputies include, inter alia, the termination or suspension of international cooperation between Russia and Russian entities in the aircraft industry, the rocket and propulsion industry and the nuclear industry with the United States and other foreign countries, as well as with organizations in whose capital, directly or indirectly, Under the jurisdiction of the United States and other foreign countries.

The fact that the adoption of counter-sanctions in the form in which they are listed in the draft law may have a negative impact on business, was previously announced in the corporation VSMPO-Avisma, the world's largest producer of titanium. 70% of its products are exported, including to Boeing and Airbus. Termination of cooperation with these companies could put VSMPO-Avisma in a crisis situation, co-owner of the corporation Mikhail Shelkov, who named the authors of the bill as pests, said.

On Thursday, April 26, the counter-enforcement bill was supported by the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security without additional comments. His first reading in the lower house of parliament is scheduled for May 15.