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OFSI amends Wagner Group Russia sanctions listing

For some reason, they originally listed it as just “Wagner”, which Mr. Watchlist definitely raised an eyebrow at:

1. WAGNER GROUP
Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS1090 (UK Statement of Reasons): Designated for the purposes of an asset freeze under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The designation is made as a designation by name under the urgent procedure. The relevant provision by reference to which the Minister considers that condition B is met is Canada’s Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations. The purposes of this provision correspond or are similar to the purposes of the UK’s Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which have as their purposes to encourage Russia to cease actions destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine. The Minister considers that it is in the public interest to designate (condition C). Listed on: 24/03/2022 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 24/03/2022 Last Updated: 24/03/2022 05/04/2022 Group ID: 15033.

Link:

OFSI Notice

Categories: OFSI Updates Russia sanctions Sanctions Lists

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