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DOC/BIS RIN: 0694-AI71 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: ●Implementation of Sanctions Against Russia Under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) 

In response to the Russian Federation’s (Russia’s) further invasion of Ukraine, with this final rule, the Department of Commerce is adding new Russia license requirements and licensing policies to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to protect U.S. national security and foreign policy interests.  These new Russia measures: impose new Commerce Control List (CCL)-based license requirements for Russia; add two new foreign direct product” rules (FDP rules) specific to Russia and Russian ‘military end users;’ specify a license review policy of denial applicable to all of the license requirements being added in this rule, with certain limited exceptions; significantly restrict the use of EAR license exceptions; expand the existing Russia ‘military end use’ and ‘military end user’ control scope to all items subject to the EAR” other than food and medicine designated EAR99, or ECCN 5A992.c and 5D992.c unless for Russian government end users” and Russian state-owned enterprises (SoEs); transfer forty-five Russian entities from the Military End-User (MEU) List to the Entity List with an expanded license requirement of all items subject to the EAR (including foreign-produced items subject to the Russia-MEU FDP rules); and add two new Russia entities and revise two Russia entities to the Entity List.  Lastly, this rule imposes comprehensive export, reexport and transfer (in-country) restrictions for the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) and Luhansk People’s Republics (LNR) regions of Ukraine (Covered Regions of Ukraine”) and makes conforming revisions to export, reexport transfer (in-country) restrictions for Crimea Region of Ukraine provisions.

Agency: Department of Commerce(DOC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 15 CFR 736    15 CFR 746    15 CFR 738    15 CFR 740    15 CFR 742    15 CFR 744    15 CFR 772   
Legal Authority: 50 U.S.C. 4801-4852    50 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.    50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.    22 U.S.C. 287c    22 U.S.C. 2151 note    22 U.S.C. 6004    22 U.S.C. 7201 et seq.    22 U.S.C. 7210    E.O. 12854    E.O. 12918    E.O. 12938    E.O. 13020    E.O. 13026    E.O. 13222    E.O. 13338    ...   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action Effective  02/24/2022 
Final Action  03/03/2022  87 FR 12226   
Final Action  06/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Merged with 0694-AI74 
Agency Contact:
Timothy Mooney
Senior Export Policy Analyst
Department of Commerce
Bureau of Industry and Security
14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Stop 2705,
Washington, DC 20230
Phone:202 482-2440