Nord Stream 2 and European Energy Security PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 19, 2021Share Today, the Department of State submitted a report to Congress pursuant to the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act (PEESA), as amended, listing four vessels, five entities, and one individual involved in construction […]
The following 2 CAATSA-RUSSIA designations have been updated: FORTUNA (UBDP8) Russia flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 8674156 (vessel) [CAATSA – RUSSIA]. -to- FORTUNA (UBDP8) Russia flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 8674156 (vessel) [CAATSA – RUSSIA] [PEESA] (Linked To: KVT-RUS). KVT-RUS (Cyrillic: КВТ-РУС) (a.k.a. KBT-RUS; a.k.a. KVT-RUS, OOO (Cyrillic: ООО, КВТ-РУС); a.k.a. LIMITED […]
Get ‘em while they’re hot: changes in counter terrorism, Venezuela, CAATSA-Russia and Yemen sanctions programs.
Today, on January 19th, the U.S. Department of State designated Ansarallah as a Foreign Terrorist Organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, as amended and have been added to the Specially Designated Nationals […]
OFAC added FAQs 869 and 870 today relating to CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act): 869. If a person is subject to non-blocking menu-based sanctions described in section 235(a) of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), do the same non-blocking sanctions apply to entities owned 50 percent or […]
New podcast episode is out – Turkey on the Menu – all about CAATSA Sections 231 & 235, the new OFAC Non-SDN Menu-Based Sanctions List, and yesterday’s designations of the Turkish defense ministry and senior officials…. Also, what I think about menu-based sanctions… Happy Listening!
The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing its new Non-SDN Menu Based Sanctions (NS-MBS) List. This publication by the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is designed as a reference tool that identifies persons subject to certain non-blocking menu-based sanctions that […]
United States Sanctions Russian Government Research Institution PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 23, 2020 Share The United States remains steadfast in countering malign cyber activities by Russian actors on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation. Today, we designated a Russian government research institution directly […]
CAATSA-Russia designation of State Research Center of the Russian Federation FGUP Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics
Just now, OFAC designated the following entity under the CAATSA-Russia sanctions program (so, the Russia part of the CAATSA sanctions program): STATE RESEARCH CENTER OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION FGUP CENTRAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY AND MECHANICS (a.k.a. CNIIHM (Cyrillic: ЦНИИХМ); a.k.a. FGUP CNIIXM (Cyrillic: ФГУП ЦНИИХМ); a.k.a. FGUP TSNIIKHM; […]
Major New Human Rights-Related Listings and Accompanying Sanctions on Iran PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 Share The Iranian regime must respect the human rights of the Iranian people. Despite its obligations and commitments, the regime continues to subvert its justice system to fuel fear […]
Standing with the Iranian People PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 20, 2020 Share Today, the United States is imposing financial sanctions and visa restrictions on Iranian individuals and entities under human rights-related authorities. These actions with respect to 12 Iranian individuals and entities by the Department […]