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State Department Statement on Chechnya

Continuing Human Rights Concerns Regarding the Russian Federation’s Republic of Chechnya PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 27, 2022Share The United States is troubled by continuing reports of abductions and arbitrary detentions carried out by authorities in Russia’s Republic of Chechnya, including dozens of reported abductions and arbitrary detentions […]

Multiagency Burma Business Advisory: Real Estate and Construction Projects Benefiting the Military

III. REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS BENEFITING THE MILITARYBurma lacks both the necessary government regulation and oversight, and the strong banking and financial sector to adequately monitor for money laundering risks in the real estate, development, and construction sectors. Historically, the military has seized land, forced evictions, and displaced peoples […]

Multiagency Burma Business Advisory: Summary

SUMMARYOn February 1, 2021, Burma’s military (also known as the Tatmadaw)2 overthrew the country’s democratically elected civilian government, reestablishing full military rule in Burma (Myanmar). The military has unjustly arrested leaders of the democratically elected government, cut off utilities and travel, and committed serious human rights abuses and other abuses […]

New U.S. Multiagency Burma Business Advisory

Publication of Business Advisory on Heightened Risks Associated with doing Business in Burma Release date01/26/2022Body Today, the U.S. Departments of the Treasury, State, Commerce, Homeland Security, Labor, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative have issued a business advisory titled: Risks and Considerations for Businesses and Individuals with Exposure […]

OFSI amends two Global Human Rights listings

UK regulators have amended the following individual listings: 1. KOVTUN, Dmitriy VadimovichDOB: (1) 25/09/1965. (2) 25/09/1969. POB: Moscow, Russia Nationality: Russia a.k.a: KOVTUN, Dmitry, Vadimovich Passport Details: Reference 62. Passport no. 9632078. issued 17/08/2006. expired 17/08/2011 Address: Apartment no. 150, Golubinskay Street, Moscow, Russia, 117463. Position: General Director of Global […]