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OFSI’s notice about that Belarus sanctions webinar…

UK Sanctions Webinar: Belarus FCDO Sanctions Unit will provide an update on recent sanctions measures in respect of Belarus, on Wednesday 25th August 2021 at 11.00 BST (10.00 GMT).  The UK has imposed a package of trade, financial, and aviation sanctions on Belarus, in response to the continued undermining of democracy and human rights violations by […]

FCDO announces Belarus sanctions webinar

The UK has imposed a package of trade, financial, and aviation sanctions on Belarus, in response to the continued undermining of democracy and human rights violations by the Lukashenko regime. These measures coincided with the anniversary of the fraudulent election in Belarus, coincided with the US and Canada’s announcement of their own packages […]

Canada’s additional Belarus sanctions

Canada imposes additional sanctions on first anniversary of Belarus’s fraudulent presidential elections August 9, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act in response to the ongoing, gross and systematic violations of human rights […]

And OFSI plays its part…

In addition to the notification from FCDO, OFSI added the following person to its Belarus sanctions: GUTSERIEV, Mikhail SafarbekovichDOB: 09/03/1958. POB: Akmolinsk, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (now Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) a.k.a: GUTSERIYEV, Mikhail, Safarbekovich Nationality: (1) Russian (2) Cypriot Passport Details: K00162033 Expires 11 Feb 2024. Address: Russia. Position: Businessman Other […]

OFSI adds one entity to Belarus sanctions

Today, UK regulators added the following entity: JSC AGAT – ELECTROMECHANICAL PLANTAddress: Nezavisimosti ave. 115, Minsk, Belarus, 220114. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):BEL0109 (UK Statement of Reasons): JSC AGAT – Electromechanical Plant is named as one of a number of Belarusian defence companies on the website of the government […]

OFSI issues Belarus General License

OFSI issues Belarus general licence  On 19 July 2021, OFSI issued General Licence INT/2021/554388 under The Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. This General Licence permits an air carrier or aircraft operator to make payments directly or via a relevant institution or Eurocontrol to Belaeronavigatsia for air traffic services provided in an […]

Today’s OFSI updates: 2 changed Belarus listings, 1 changed Syrian

Today, UK regulators updated these Belarus listings – 1 individual: CHURO, Leanid MikalaievichDOB: 08/07/1956. a.k.a: (1) CHURO, Leanid, Mikalaevich (2) CHURO, Leonid, Nikolaevich (3) CHURO, Lieanid, Mikalajevich Nationality: Belarusian Position: Director General, Belaeronavigatsia Republican Unitary Air Navigation Services Enterprise Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):BEL0098 (UK Statement of Reasons):In his […]