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UK imposes more Belarus sanctions

UK imposes sanctions on Belarus following forced landing of Ryanair flight The UK, in parallel with the US, Canada and EU, has imposed sanctions against 11 individuals and 2 entities from the Belarusian regime.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MPPublished21 June 2021 The UK, in parallel with the […]

Canada’s statement on its new Belarus sanctions

Canada imposes additional sanctions on Belarusian individuals and entities over attacks on human rights and fundamental freedoms June 21, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced new sanctions against 17 individuals and 5 entities under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) in […]

OFAC’s turn: Belarus designation, General License and FAQs

Today, OFAC added the following persons: ASTREIKA, Alyaksandr Vyachaslavavich (Cyrillic: АСТРЭЙКА, Аляксандр Вячаслававiч) (a.k.a. ASTREIKA, Aliaksandr; a.k.a. ASTREIKA, Aliaksandr Viachaslavavich; a.k.a. ASTREIKO, Aleksandr (Cyrillic: АСТРЕЙКО, Александр); a.k.a. ASTREIKO, Aleksandr Vyacheslavovich (Cyrillic: АСТРЕЙКО, Александр Вячеславович); a.k.a. ASTREIKO, Alexander; a.k.a. ASTREIKO, Alexander Viacheslavovich), Minsk Oblast, Belarus; DOB 22 Dec 1971; POB Kapyl, […]

EU adds a fourth round of Belarus sanctions

Belarus: fourth package of EU sanctions over enduring repression and the forced landing of a Ryanair flight The Council today decided to impose restrictive measures against 78 Belarusian individuals and 8 entities. This decision was made in view of the escalation of serious human rights violations in Belarus and the violent repression of civil society, democratic opposition and […]

Another year for EU’s Belarus sanctions…

Belarus: EU prolongs sanctions for a year European Union renews Belarus sanctions The Council today decided to prolong until 28 February 2022 the restrictive measures targeting high-level officials responsible for the violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators, members of the opposition and journalists in Belarus, as well as those responsible for […]

February 18, 2021: State imposes visa restrictions on additional Belarusians

Imposing Visa Restrictions on Additional Individuals Undermining Belarusian Democracy PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 18, 2021 Share The United States remains alarmed by the Lukashenka regime’s continuing violent crackdown on peaceful protesters, pro-democracy activists, and journalists. The February 16 raids on human rights organization Vyasna, the […]