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Washington Post: US restricts fentanyl exports to Russia, says it's potential weapon

by The Kyiv Independent news desk September 16, 2022 1:45 AM 1 min read
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The U.S. Department of Commerce has made it mandatory to obtain a U.S. government license for any sales of the drug to Russia and Belarus as of Sept. 15, citing its potential use as a weapon. The EU also restricted exports of fentanyl and related drugs to Russia in June, saying the drugs "have been used as toxic chemicals in the past by Russia," the Washington Post reports.

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