Section: Sanctions

      Canada announced new sanctions following Russia’s sham referendums in occupied regions of Ukraine
      Sep28

      Canada announced new sanctions following Russia’s sham referendums in occupied regions of Ukraine

      The Canadian Prime Minister noted on September 27, 2022, that the Canadian government intended to introduce sanctions against people and organizations involved in holding so-called “referendums” in Ukrainian territories temporarily occupied by Russia. Source: The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau “The so-called referendums...

      New Zealand imposed more sanctions against Russia
      Sep27

      New Zealand imposed more sanctions against Russia

      Foreign Minister of New Zealand Nanaia Mahuta noted on September 27, 2022, that the government of New Zealand introduced new restrictive measures against Russia for its full-scale aggression against Ukraine. 19 people were included in the new sanction list. Source: Foreign Minister of New Zealand Nanaia Mahuta According to the Minister, the...

      Britain imposed sanctions against Russia due to pseudo-referendums in Ukraine
      Sep26

      Britain imposed sanctions against Russia due to pseudo-referendums in Ukraine

      British government reported on September 26, 2022, that Great Britain introduced new 92 sanctions against Russia due to the holding of pseudo-referendums in four temporarily occupied Ukrainian regions. Source: British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly “Sanctions target top Russian officials enforcing the illegal votes in 4 regions of...

      G7 countries reacted to pseudo-referendums with new sanctions on Russia
      Sep23

      G7 countries reacted to pseudo-referendums with new sanctions on Russia

      German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on September 22, 2022, that the G7 countries would not recognize the pseudo-referendums that Russia was preparing to hold in the occupied territories of Ukraine. Source: The G7 Foreign Ministers “Russia must immediately stop its aggression, withdraw its troops and military equipment from...

      EU foreign ministers agreed to prepare new sanctions against Russia
      Sep22

      EU foreign ministers agreed to prepare new sanctions against Russia

      On September 22, 2022, it became known that EU foreign ministers agreed to prepare new sanctions against Russia and increase arms supplies to Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization in the country. Source: EU High Representative Josep Borrell EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Putin’s...

      US imposed additional sanctions on Russia in the field of quantum computing services
      Sep16

      US imposed additional sanctions on Russia in the field of quantum computing services

      The US Treasury announced additional sanctions against Russia in the field of advanced technologies on September 15, 2022. They include prohibiting the sale or any provision of services in the field of quantum computing to persons from the Russian Federation. Source: US Department of the Treasury “Today, OFAC issued a determination pursuant...

      EU extended individual sanctions against Russians for six months
      Sep15

      EU extended individual sanctions against Russians for six months

      According to the European Council, restrictions will continue to apply to 1,206 Russian individuals and 108 legal entities until March 15, 2023, due to Russia’s unjustified and unprovoked aggression against Ukraine. Source: The press service of the European Council The European Union has extended for six months sanctions against legal...

      USA imposed sanctions against Iranian companies that produce drones for the Russian army
      Sep09

      USA imposed sanctions against Iranian companies that produce drones for the Russian army

      On September 8, 2022, it became known, that the United States has imposed sanctions on three Iranian companies that produce attack drones for the Russian army and against a company that coordinated the delivery of drones to Russia. Source: US Department of the Treasury “Russia is making increasingly desperate choices to continue its...

      Russian banks lost $25 billion due to sanctions
      Sep03

      Russian banks lost $25 billion due to sanctions

      Deputy Chairman of the Russian Central Bank noted on September 2, 2022, that 40% of Russian “systemically important banks”, which are the largest in the country and have higher capital adequacy requirements, disclosed their losses in the first half of this year. Source: Deputy Chairman of the Russian Central Bank Dmytro Tulin Russian...

      Ukrainian government approved sanctions against Belarus and Russia, included Putin’s daughters
      Sep03

      Ukrainian government approved sanctions against Belarus and Russia, included Putin’s daughters

      The press service of the Ministry for Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories of Ukraine noted that the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at its meeting on September 2, 2022, approved a new package of sanctions, which applies to 99 individuals and 178 legal entities, including the daughters of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Source:...