Elbrus processors may be the first to suffer from new Western sanctions


Washington is constantly looking for new methods of influencing Russia in the event of its “attack” on Ukraine. Such measures, according to the Extreme Tech resource, could be export sanctions affecting the semiconductor industry. The United States took similar steps against the Chinese company Huawei.


According to experts, the United States, if necessary, can impose a "semiconductor embargo" that will affect most of the supply of electronics to Russia (computers, laptops, mobile devices). Similar sanctions in August 2020 reduced Huawei's revenue by 31 percent.

The importance of semiconductors for electronics production cannot be overestimated. Despite the fact that American firms produce almost no silicon, the United States controls a large amount of world chip production. The United States cannot completely cut Russia off from the semiconductor market, but it can limit Russia's access to modern chips used in 5G communication systems and in the production of processors.

Companies from the United States practically do not sell such products to Russia, but Washington can act through other countries - for example, influencing export policies Taiwanese company TSMC, which produces Russian Elbrus processors. Thus, these processors may be among the first to suffer from new US anti-Russian sanctions. The effect of these measures may be strengthened by support from the European Union.

However, as Extreme Tech points out, anti-Russian sanctions could hit the entire global semiconductor sales market. Other countries, seeing the current situation, will begin to create their own supply chains to avoid such risks in the future. Russia, on the other hand, will need several years to create its own production facilities capable of competing with such recognized leaders in this field as TSMC or Intel.
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  1. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 28 January 2022 10: 34
    +7

    Washington can act through other countries - for example, by influencing the export policy of the Taiwanese firm TSMC, which manufactures Russian processors

    Then not only China, but also Russia will be interested in the destruction of Taiwan.
  2. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 28 January 2022 10: 38
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    "semiconductor embargo", which will affect most of the supply of electronics to Russia (computers, laptops, mobile devices).

    To do this, it is necessary to impose an embargo on China, which produces a significant part of electronics. And China supplies these goods not only to Russia, but also to the USA and Europe.
    Before imposing heaps of embargoes, the US and Europe need to return production to their homes. But this is a matter of many years. If they have such a desire.
  3. Mikhail L. Offline Mikhail L.
    Mikhail L. 28 January 2022 10: 46
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    Credit ending: "Russia will need several years to create its own production facilities capable of competing with such recognized leaders in this field as TSMC or Intel."
    Why is the United States catching up with the Russian Federation exclusively in the field of "hypersound"?
    In an undeclared economic war, can one be limited only to defense, or should one take a leading position in all areas?
    1. mister-red Offline mister-red
      mister-red 28 January 2022 21: 10
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      Why is the United States catching up with the Russian Federation exclusively in the field of "hypersound"?
      In an undeclared economic war, can one be limited only to defense, or should one take a leading position in all areas?

      For the same reason that they stopped the production of aircraft in the 90s - why do we need to make aircraft if we can buy it. Such idiots in the highest circles are a dime a dozen.
    2. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
      Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 30 January 2022 13: 57
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      That's all you need to know about "Russian" processors. Russian "import substitution" - it is - laughing lol . "Made by us" - yeah. lol love
  4. Mantrid Machina Offline Mantrid Machina
    Mantrid Machina (Mantrid Machina) 28 January 2022 10: 50
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    Well, in this case, Russia will have no choice but to help friendly China return the stray Chip Island to its native harbor. How can they not understand that any sanctions now are a double-edged sword. In the event of such sanctions, it is also possible that the DPRK and Iran will receive advanced missile technology. wassat
  5. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 28 January 2022 11: 31
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    Washington can act through other countries - for example, by influencing the export policy of the Taiwanese firm TSMC, which manufactures Russian Elbrus processors.

    And from the shore, all this performance will be quietly watched by China, realizing that he is next ... sad
    After this step, Taiwan and autonomy are antonyms, and Russia will provide the necessary assistance to the Chinese comrades in restoring the country's territorial integrity. yes And having lost access to the "island manufactory" Google can be renamed to Fufel, Microsoft to MacroFSE winked
  6. rotkiv04 Online rotkiv04
    rotkiv04 (Victor) 28 January 2022 12: 05
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    If Russia needs several years to create its own production, why hasn't it been created yet.
    1. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 28 January 2022 13: 07
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      Division of labor. That was the concept.

      But there is a small detail: if Russia starts threatening to refuse to supply gas, this is not fair, this is the use of gas as a weapon. Russia will definitely be punished for this.
      If the USA, Europe or someone else prohibits the supply of equipment, devices or chips, this is the sacred right of the USA and Europe. Moreover, they can force other countries to refuse Russia.
      These are the double standards.

      And production is being created. After the authorities understood who we were dealing with.
      But in a few years it is impossible to achieve high results.
      1. rotkiv04 Online rotkiv04
        rotkiv04 (Victor) 28 January 2022 16: 23
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        it just became ridiculous about "several years", but of course it's time to organize your own production, and in general, Soviet political economy said that the degree of economic development is determined by the degree of production of means of production, but Putin's eagles from the government are trying to tell us about the degree of development of market relations.
      2. Half a hundred second (Half a half second) 28 January 2022 18: 51
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        Quote: Expert_Analyst_Forecaster
        Division of labor. That was the concept

        In 2014, an extensive import substitution program was announced. Many years have passed since then. Electronics and information technologies, where the share of imports reaches 90%, were then listed as the most priority areas, and the authorities identified the "digitalization" of the entire country as a priority of state policy.
        Read here: https://bmpd.livejournal.com/4465267.html
  7. It's time to get your production going!
  8. greenchelman Offline greenchelman
    greenchelman (Grigory Tarasenko) 28 January 2022 12: 48
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    Extreme Tech is an American site, it belongs to the Ziff Davis publishing house, so it is extremely strange to read something like this in their performance, especially those who know about the real state of affairs in Russia with the production of electronics:

    Russia, on the other hand, will need several years to create its own production facilities capable of competing with such recognized leaders in this field as TSMC or Intel.
  9. S WITH Offline S WITH
    S WITH (N S) 28 January 2022 13: 34
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    more sanctions, unfortunately, without them, Putin’s liberals in the government don’t want to raise their ass, they’re used to sitting on pipes, I hope Putin will understand that it is necessary to produce Russian proces in the Russian Federation, and not in Taiwan, especially since back in 11 they presented an experimental Russian lithograph for production " stone", allegedly work is underway on Russian equipment, and the Chinese have already created and are selling equipment for the production of processors
  10. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 28 January 2022 13: 42
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    Russia will need several years to create its own production,

    Of course, 20 years was not enough. But now we will create it in a few years. In addition to electronics, we also need mechanical engineering, but we need a lot of things. Putin should take at least one "cook" and one "taxi driver" as his consultants. And then he got mediocrity for himself, they can only trade with the Motherland, but they don’t know what this Motherland needs!
  11. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 28 January 2022 14: 24
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    Has anyone even seen the "Russian Elbrus processors" of the Taiwanese company TSMC, ???
    in PR for 5-10 years, but in real life I have not met.
    1. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 28 January 2022 15: 30
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      There is in the picture. Look. Why are you so careless?
    2. Half a hundred second (Half a half second) 28 January 2022 19: 01
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      Quote: Sergey Latyshev
      Has anyone even seen the "Russian Elbrus processors" of the Taiwanese company TSMC, ???

      in civilian technology, you will not see them. First of all, they were "created" for the defense industry and government agencies. But even there, these "miracle processors" (and not only them) are not particularly willing to see, but there simply will not be a choice - now the question is either marked "made in Russia", or not at all. I remember that even 5 years ago it was already quite difficult to hand over equipment with imported components to the customer, there was a lot of bureaucratic fuss and correspondence with the specialized research institute, so that they would issue permission to use the figovinka, and then it was issued only if there was no Russian analogue in nature - and then then with a mandatory replacement. Alternatively, they will take imported chips (resistors, diodes, etc.) and apply Russian markings on them - and here it is, a Russian product, it can be quite legally put on equipment with military acceptance.
  12. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 28 January 2022 17: 11
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    Elbrus processors may be the first to suffer from new Western sanctions

    - Yes, what a trifle ...
    - Well, at least the site does not play any role - in anything ... - Otherwise, they would have done something like that ...
    - Enough though yuy in such a "example":

    Elbrus processors may be the first to suffer from new Western sanctions
    gorenina91 (Irina) January 26, 2022 16:14
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    Letter from a simple American: “We are going to war with Russia, but the people of the United States are silent”
    The world is now on the brink of destruction. But why do the people of America, who supposedly want world peace, not express their opinion and remain silent?

    - Well, in Russia everyone is silent ... - And China is watching all this ...

    - Do you even understand what it's about?
    - Damn, it's embarrassing for them ...
    1. Bega Offline Bega
      Bega (Victor) 27 February 2022 13: 27
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      "gorenina91" You have a German keyboard, judging by the typos, where the letters Yu and B are adjacent when switching.
      From this and a typo "- It is enough, although you are in such a" example ".
      yu instead of you.
      It is interesting to know where you broadcast from, from Germany?
      I have the same problems with typos.
      Hello from Berlin.
      Best regards
      Conny
  13. ksa Offline ksa
    ksa 28 January 2022 21: 46
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    Why do we need an enterprise that does not serve Russia?
  14. ont65 Offline ont65
    ont65 (Oleg) 29 January 2022 15: 37
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    In addition to TSMC, the Micron factory makes processors for them, though according to an outdated technical process. Mikron himself has been perfecting a line bought in the west and at that time outdated for a hundred years. Now there will be neither new nor old lines at all, unless they themselves are engaged in their development. Savings, lack of widespread demand and specialists have done their job. I don't think Elbrus is taken seriously in the west. In our state organizations, they are not ready to switch to it. Who does he interfere with? - Continuous manipulation of the press with fakes.
  15. zzdimk Offline zzdimk
    zzdimk 4 March 2022 15: 11
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    The problem is that these processors are completely uninteresting to the layman. For mathematical calculations, they are very good and ahead, pretty well, Intel, AMD can argue here, but they are unsuitable for an average person with a multimedia culture. Suffice it to recall the calculators "Electronics", their engineering versions with the possibility of programming, and thin Chinese "Japanese" Casio. Dear engineering Citizen - the functionality is similar, but the tasks are different. Russian processors are designed for safe use in any conditions, while Western processors are designed for favorable ones. Let's remember the "gold" coupon, when, after entering the purchased code, from Pentium gold, did you receive a full-fledged i-3? What does it say? Only that the capabilities of processors are limited not only at the stage of culling, but also programmatically. What prevents the West from turning off all processors sold by the Russian Federation?
    We need our own, with our architecture, independent. They may not be the same as they are used to, but they are needed.