Section: Sanctions

      EU froze Russian assets worth 17.5 billion euros
      Oct28

      EU froze Russian assets worth 17.5 billion euros

      Christian Wigand, the representative of the European Commission noted on October 27, 2022, that assets of 1,350 Russian individuals and organizations subject to EU sanctions were frozen. Accounts, real estate and yachts of such persons are tracked and frozen by EU member states. Source: Christian Wigand, the representative of the European...

      EU’s aim is not only to freeze but also to confiscate Russian assets
      Oct25

      EU’s aim is not only to freeze but also to confiscate Russian assets

      The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen noted on October 25, 2022, during the International Expert Conference on the Recovery, Reconstruction and Modernization of Ukraine, that the European Union set its goal not to freeze but to confiscate Russian assets in Europe due to its war against Ukraine. Source: The President of the...

      UK implemented sanctions on Iranian individuals for supplying Russia with drones
      Oct21

      UK implemented sanctions on Iranian individuals for supplying Russia with drones

      The UK imposed sanctions on Iran on the same day the EU did on October 20, 2022. The reason is the presence of evidence of Iran’s supply of kamikaze drones to Russia, which it uses to attack Ukraine. The decision is published on the website of the British government. Source: UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly The following Iranian...

      EU approved sanctions against Iran for supplying Russia with drones
      Oct20

      EU approved sanctions against Iran for supplying Russia with drones

      The names of Iranian citizens and companies that have been sanctioned for supplying drones to the Russian Federation have been officially published in the statement of the European Union on October 20, 2022. Source: The European Council Three Iranian individuals and one legal entity were sanctioned for undermining or threatening the territorial...

      Ukraine and 7 countries have joined the 8th package of EU sanctions against Russia
      Oct15

      Ukraine and 7 countries have joined the 8th package of EU sanctions against Russia

      EU High Representative Josep Borrell noted on October 13, 2022, that North Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, as well as Ukraine joined the October decision of the EU Council to introduce another package of sanctions against Russia. Source: EU High Representative Josep Borrell “The...

      New Zealand imposed sanctions against 51 Russian oligarchs
      Oct11

      New Zealand imposed sanctions against 51 Russian oligarchs

      New Zealand reacted to Russia’s massive missile attack on Ukraine by introducing another package of economic anti-Russian sanctions and personal sanctions against representatives of Russian business and the occupation authorities of Russia on October 11, 2022. Source: New Zealand mass media Thus, 51 Russian oligarchs and 24 representatives...

      Japan introduced sanctions against 81 Russian individuals and 9 organizations
      Oct07

      Japan introduced sanctions against 81 Russian individuals and 9 organizations

      On October 7, 2022, it became known, that the Japanese government introduced additional sanctions against the Russian Federation after Moscow illegally tried to annex the Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhya, and Kherson regions of Ukraine. Source: The Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan Kihara Seiji In total, 81 individuals and nine organizations...

      European Union approved the 8th package of sanctions against Russia: details
      Oct06

      European Union approved the 8th package of sanctions against Russia: details

      The European Union agreed on the eighth package of sanctions against Russia on October 6, 2022. This sanctions package is a response to Russia’s ongoing escalation and unprovoked war against Ukraine, including the illegal annexation of Ukrainian territories, pseudo-referendums, mobilization in Russia, and open nuclear threats. Source: The...

      EU countries reached an agreement on the 8th package of sanctions against Russia
      Oct05

      EU countries reached an agreement on the 8th package of sanctions against Russia

      The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen noted on Twitter on October 5, 2022, that the ambassadors of the EU member states agreed on a new sanctions package against Russia. It was developed in response to Russia’s attempt to annex the territories of Ukraine and the holding of fake referendums in the temporarily occupied...

      New EU sanctions against Russia will apply to more than 1,300 individuals and organizations
      Sep29

      New EU sanctions against Russia will apply to more than 1,300 individuals and organizations

      EU High Representative Josep Borrell said on September 28, 2022, that new sanctions would apply to those involved in the occupation and illegal annexation of Ukrainian territories by Russia. Source: EU High Representative Josep Borrell The new package of sanctions against Russia proposed by the European Commission will apply to more than 1,300...