• 24/04/2024 01:52

Britain introduced new sanctions against companies and individuals helping the Russian Federation in the war against Ukraine

Today, February 22, British Foreign Secretary David Cameron announced the introduction of new sanctions against more than 50 people and companies supporting Russia's illegal war in Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the British government.

Britain has introduced new sanctions against companies and individuals helping the Russian Federation in the war against Ukraine

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Sanctions were introduced against companies that supply it with a limited arsenal of weapons such as multiple launch rocket systems, missiles and explosives .

They are also directed against key sources of Russian income, restricting trade in metals, diamonds and energy, cutting off funding for Putin’s illegal war in all possible directions.

Who is on the sanctions list

In the new package of sanctions :

    Companies associated with the production of ammunition: launch systems, missiles, explosives and other equipment used in military equipment. This includes the Sverdlov State Enterprise, the largest enterprise for the production of ammunition. Key Russian importers and machine tool manufacturers play an important role in the production of critical defense systems and components, ranging from missiles and engines to tanks and fighter jets. Oil trader Niels Troost and his company Paramount Energy & Commodities SA. Coward facilitates unhindered trade in Russian oil outside the scope of UK and G7 sanctions, in particular through the UAE-based Paramount Energy & Commodities DMCC, which the UK added to the sanctions list in November 2023. Fractal Marine DMCC, Beks Ship Management and Active Shipping operating in the Russian energy sector as part of the shadow fleet. Two Russian diamond mining companies and Pavel Alekseevich Marinichev, the new CEO of Alrosa, Russia's largest state-owned diamond producer, with an estimated 30% share of the global diamond market. Five top managers and owners of leading Russian producers of copper, zinc and steel.

Recall

The Ministry of Finance wrote that the UK will extend visas for Ukrainian refugees by 18 months.

minfin.com.ua

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