Guidance on Specified Persons Under Section 231 of the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017
The Department of State is issuing this guidance to specify the persons that are part of, or operate for or on behalf of, the defense and intelligence sectors of the Government of the Russian Federation. This guidance, including the list specifying persons, was developed through a robust interagency process and may be updated or amended as circumstances warrant. Applicable Dates: The specification of persons identified in this notice pursuant to the Act is applicable on December 4, 2017.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Palmyra: Loss and Remembrance” Exhibition
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Palmyra: Loss and Remembrance,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Malibu, California, from on or about April 18, 2018, until on or about May 27, 2019, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.