UK & Europe
The UK government has today (21 April 2022) announced 26 new sanctions, targeting Russian military leaders, and individuals and entities supporting the Russian military. The sanctions follow “intelligence which reveals intentional bombing of critical and civilian infrastructure in Mariupol”.
The sanctions will be introduced under either the “standard” process or the “fast-track” process, with the latter being used for individuals and entities being targeted “in alignment with global partners from the G7 and the EU”.
Individuals and entities sanctioned under the standard process include:
Individuals and entities sanctioned under the fast track process include:
The financial notice is available here: Notice_Russia_210422.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)
The government press release is available here: New sanctions targeting Putin’s war leaders - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
The government also announced further trade sanctions against Russia, expanding the list of products subject to import bans and increasing tariffs by 35 percentage points on £130m worth of products from Russia and Belarus. The products subject to the trade sanctions include diamonds and rubber.
The list of targeted products can be found here: 21-april-2022-further-additional-duties-product-list-russia-belorus.odt (live.com)
The government press release can be found here: UK announces further import sanctions against Russia - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)