Section: Sanctions

      G7 threatened Belarus with consequences for supporting Russia in the war against Ukraine
      Nov05

      G7 threatened Belarus with consequences for supporting Russia in the war against Ukraine

      If Belarus provides more active support to the Russian Federation in the war against Ukraine, it will face devastating costs, the representatives of the G7 and the EU have warned in their joint statement on November 4, 2022. Source: The representatives of the G7 and the EU The G7 countries and the European Union once again called on Belarus to...

      Switzerland imposed sanctions against Iran due to the supply of drones to Russia
      Nov02

      Switzerland imposed sanctions against Iran due to the supply of drones to Russia

      On November 2, 2022, it became known that Switzerland has joined the European Union sanctions against Iran in connection with its supply of kamikaze drones to Russia. Source: The government of Switzerland “The Federal Department of Economic Affairs and Energy (EAER), which is responsible for sanctions, has decided together with the Federal...

      Norway introduced sanctions against 30 Russian individuals and 7 legal entities
      Oct28

      Norway introduced sanctions against 30 Russian individuals and 7 legal entities

      Norway has introduced a new package of sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian regime. They will come into force on October 28, 2022. Source: The Foreign Minister of Norway Anniken Huitfeldt The new sanctions are in line with those recently introduced by the EU. The Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt said that...

      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...