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EU renews chemical weapons sanctions regime

Chemical weapons: EU sanctions renewed for a further year The Council has today prolonged the restrictive measures against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons for another year, until 16 October 2023. The restrictive measures currently in place target a total of 15 persons and 2 entities. Those designated are subject to an asset freeze and […]

Lotsa updates from OFSI…

18 entries added to the consolidated list 18 entries have been added to the consolidated list under the Russia and Myanmarfinancial sanctions regimes and are now subject to an asset freeze. On 16 June 2022 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list provides details of those designated […]

OFSI’s Chemical Weapons sanctions updates

Six individual listings: 1. YASMINA, Tariqطارق ياسمينة :)Name (non-Latin scriptTitle: Brigadier General a.k.a: (1) YASMINA, Tarq (2) YASMINA, Tareq Nationality: Syria Position: Liaison officer between the SSRC and the Presidential Palace Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CHW0003 Employee Works at Scientific Studies and Research Centre (listed under both the […]

Another day, another raft of OFSI changes

79 entries amended on the consolidated list 79 entries have been amended on the consolidated list and remain subject to an asset freeze.  On 18 March 2022 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list provides details of those designated under regulations made under the […]

EU extends chemical weapons sanctions

EU sanctions against chemical weapons renewed for one year The Council today decided to extend the restrictive measures against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons for an additional year, until 16 October 2022. The current sanctions regime was first introduced in 2018 to target individuals and entities directly responsible for […]

August 20, 2021: this is what happens when you try to beat Friday traffic…

OFAC on Friday added the following persons: VASILIEV, Kirill Yurievich (Cyrillic: ВАСИЛЬЕВ, Кирилл Юрьевич) (a.k.a. VASILIEV, Kirill; a.k.a. VASILYEV, Kirill), Russia; DOB 22 Feb 1973; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Tax ID No. 773721109701 (Russia) (individual) [RUSSIA-EO14024]. ZHIROV, Artur Aleksandrovich (Cyrillic: ЖИРОВ, Артур Александрович) (a.k.a. ZHIROV, Artur), Moscow, Russia; DOB 06 […]

UK adds 7 to Chemical Weapons sanctions

OFSI has added the following persons: 1. ALEXANDROV, AlexeyDOB: 16/06/1981. a.k.a: FROLOV, Alexey Position: FSB Operative attached to Criminalistics Institute Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):CHW0018 (UK Statement of Reasons):Alexey Alexandrov is an FSB operative in the Criminalistics Institute – Military Unit 34435. Evidence including phone and travel records suggest […]