Economy India not guaranteed US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles Updated : August 29, 2018 11:42 PM IST The United States has imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia, under which any country engaged with its defence and intelligence sectors could face secondary US sanctions. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has publicly been a strong proponent of granting India waivers. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.