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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 […]

Commerce expands export restrictions on Russia

U.S. Department of Commerce to Expand Restrictions on Exports to Russia in Response to Chemical Weapons Poisoning FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will expand export restrictions on Russia pursuant to a […]

More corrections by OFSI

Amendments to the Consolidated List 44 individuals and entities have been amended in the Consolidated List of Asset Freeze Targets. This follows an update to the UK Sanctions List. Amendments have been made to entries in the Belarus, Burma, Chemical Weapons, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, […]

OFSI updates 7 on Chemical Weapons sanctions

1. The Chemical Weapons (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/618) were made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (the Sanctions Act) and provide for the freezing of funds and economic resources of certain persons, entities or bodies involved in the proliferation and use of chemical weapons. 2. […]