National flags of Russia and the U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Two Silicon Valley firms have stopped shipping some electronic components to Russian customers even though they are not subjected to U.S. sanctions, according to sources who work in the sector and a document seen by Reuters.San Jose-based Xilinx, a maker of devices used to build digital circuits, has introduced an export restriction on some of its products going to Russia, said Renat Yusupov, vice president of Kraftway, a Russian company that develops telecoms hardware using imported components.Two executives at two other Russian companies that import electronic components confirmed that Xilinx had stopped shipping some of its products. A second distributor, Macro Group, said there was demand in Russia for Xilinx products, but did not address the issue of whether supplies had stopped.
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