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OFSI amends listings for 2 Russian banks

UK regulators have amended the following 2 entity listings under their Russia sanctions program:

1. BANK ROSSIYA
Name (non-Latin script): Акционерное общество "Акционерный Банк 'РОССИЯ'"
a.k.a: (1) Bank of Russia (2) Russia Bank Address: St. Neglinnaya, 12, Moscow, Russia, 107016. Rastrelli Square, 2A, Saint-Petersburg, 191124 Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS0232 (UK Statement of Reasons): Bank “Rossiya” is a Russian bank privately owned by elite Russian billionaires with direct links to Putin. Bank “Rossiya” also has important stakes in the National Media Group, which controls television stations which actively support the Russian Government's policies of destabilisation in Ukraine. Since the annexation of Crimea, Bank “Rossiya” has opened branches across Crimea and Sevastopol, and provided travel cards for the public to travel across the peninsula thereby supporting the integration of Crimea and Sevastopol into the Russian Federation through the financial system. Bank “Rossiya” has also contributed to the provision of insurance and investment throughout Crimea and Sevastopol and services to support military capability and major transport links. Bank “Rossiya” therefore is or has been involved in providing financial services, or making available funds, economic resources, goods or technology and engaging in, providing support for, or promoting any policy or action that could contribute to destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine. (Website): https://abr.ru/ (Type of entity): Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC) (Business Reg No): License number: 328 INN: 7831000122 OGRN: 1027800000084 Listed on: 22/02/2022 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 22/02/2022 Last Updated: 22/02/2022 Group ID: 14177.

2. BLACK SEA BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION
Name (non-Latin script): Акционерное Обещество Черноморский Банк Равития и Реконструкции Акционерное Общество Черноморский Банк Развития и Реконструкции a.k.a: (1) Black Sea Bank Development and Reconstruction (2) Black Sea Bank of Development and Reconstruction (3) Joint Stock Company Black Sea Bank for Development and Reconstruction Address: Bil’shovyts’ka Street, 24, Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS0233 Other suspected locations: 22 regional offices in Crimea (UK Statement of Reasons): JOINT STOCK COMPANY “BLACK SEA BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION” hereafter, JSC “BLACK SEA BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION” is a Crimean bank that was created immediately after the illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014. It has capitalised on the sector’s fear of Western sanctions and the lack of banks in Crimea. By operating in Crimea, JSC “BLACK SEA BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION” has consolidated Crimea into the Russian Federation through the financial system. (Phone number):(1) +7 (365) 254-89-05 (2) +7 (978) 982-52-09 (3) +7(365) 260-58-05 (4) +7 (365) 254-89-18 (5) +7 (978) 750-36-94 (6) +7 (978) 835-27-83 (7) +7 (978) 095-11- 18 (8) +7 (978) 825-59-40 (9) +7 (365) 255-02-48 (Website):https://www.chbrr.crimea.com/ (Email address):(1) magnolia.byx@yandex.ua (2) sicomplit@i.ua (3) t_c82@inbox.ru (4) zakupkj@chbrr.crimea.com (Type of entity):Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC) Listed on: 22/02/2022 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 22/02/2022 Last Updated: 22/02/2022 Group ID: 14178.

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