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In last 100 Days U.S. Blocked or frozen more than $30 billion worth of sanctioned Russians’

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The FINANCIAL — The Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force has leveraged extensive multilateral coordination to block or freeze more than $30 billion worth of sanctioned Russians’ assets, freeze or seize sanctioned persons’ high-value goods, and heavily restrict sanctioned Russians’ access to the international financial system. REPO members have achieved these successes through close and extensive national and international coordination and collaboration. In the 100 days since the Finance, Justice, Home Affairs, and Trade Ministers and European Commissioners committed to prioritizing resources and working together to isolate sanctioned Russians from the international financial system, REPO members have: Blocked…

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In last 100 Days U.S. Blocked or frozen more than $30 billion worth of sanctioned Russians’

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The FINANCIAL — The Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force has leveraged extensive multilateral coordination to block or freeze more than $30 billion worth of sanctioned Russians’ assets, freeze or seize sanctioned persons’ high-value goods, and heavily restrict sanctioned Russians’ access to the international financial system. REPO members have achieved these successes through…

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Lukoil CEO put in UK Sanction List

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UK has updated its sanctions list related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. More than 200 individuals are added, including Lukoil CEO. The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/855) were made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (the Sanctions Act) and provide for the freezing of funds and economic resources of…

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A Civil Guard stands by the yacht called Tango in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Monday April 4, 2022. U.S. federal agents and Spain's Civil Guard are searching the yacht owned by a Russian oligarch. The yacht is among the assets linked to Viktor Vekselberg, a billionaire and close ally with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who heads the Moscow-based Renova Group, a conglomerate encompassing metals, mining, tech and other assets, according to U.S. Treasury Department documents. All of Vekselberg's assets in the U.S. are frozen and U.S. companies are forbidden from doing business with him and his entities. (AP Photo/Francisco Ubilla)
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“Corrupt Russian oligarchs cannot evade sanctions to live a life of luxury as innocent Ukrainians are suffering”, Department of Justice

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The FINANCIAL — Spanish law enforcement today executed a Spanish court order freezing the Motor Yacht (M/Y) Tango (the Tango), a 255-foot luxury yacht owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg. Spanish authorities acted pursuant to a request from the U.S. Department of Justice for assistance following the issuance of a seizure warrant, filed in…

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UK to ban exports of luxury goods to Russia alongside G7 allies

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The FINANCIAL — UK announces new economic sanctions against Russia. UK to deny Russia and Belarus access to Most Favoured Nation tariff for hundreds of their exports, depriving both nations key benefits of WTO membership. UK government publishes initial list of goods worth £900 million – including vodka – which will now face additional 35…

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List of Russians Sanctioned by UK Government

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ABISOV:SERGEY:VADIMOVICH Title: Minister DOB: 27/11/1967. POB: Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine a.k.a: (1) ABISOV, Sergey, Vadymovych (2) ABISOV, Sergiy, Vadimovich (3) ABISOV, Sergiy, Vadymovych (4) ABISOV, Serhiy, Vadimovich (5) ABISOV, Serhiy, Vadymovych Nationality: Ukrainian Address: Crimea.Position: Minister of the Interior of the Republic Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):RUS0061 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 (UK…

Georgia rejoins extended Crimea sanctions

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The FINANCIAL — Georgia has rejoined extended EU sanctions first put in place in 2014 in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. As part of the non-recognition policy of the illegal annexation of Crimea, the EU imposes the said restrictions on economic exchanges with the peninsula. Georgia, aligning with the EU decision, will…