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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; […]

OFAC adds to cyber, election interference and Ukraine/Russia-related sanctions

Earlier today, OFAC added the following persons: GAYKOVICH, Boris Aleksandrovich, St. Petersburg, Russia; DOB 30 Oct 1977; POB St. Petersburg, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Passport 649039450 (Russia); National ID No. 4004990741 (individual) [CYBER2] (Linked To: NPP PT OKEANOS, AO).  IVANOVA, Elena Nikolaevna (Cyrillic: ИВАНОВА, Елена Николаевна), St. Petersburg, Russia; DOB 07 Nov […]

OFAC Updates: new Nicaragua Regulations & General License, updated Ukraine General Licenses

Amendment of Ukraine-related General Licenses 7/16/2020 The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Nicaragua Sanctions Regulations (31 CFR part 582) to incorporate the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018.  OFAC is also adding a general license authorizing certain United States government activities.  This […]

July 15, 2020: OFAC sanctions parties under Cyber, Election Interference, Ukraine/Russia sanctions

Wednesday, OFAC designated the following persons: LAVRENKOV, Igor Valerievich (Cyrillic: ЛАВРЕНКОВ, Игорь Валерьевич), Surat Thani 84320, Thailand; Chaoyang District, Beijing, China; DOB 30 Jan 1974; POB Russia; nationality Saint Kitts and Nevis; alt. nationality Russia; Gender Male; Passport RE0028598 (Saint Kitts and Nevis); alt. Passport RE0013455 (Saint Kitts and Nevis); […]

EU renews sanctions on Russia for 6 more months

Russia: Council renews economic sanctions over Ukrainian crisis for six more months Why did the EU impose sanctions on Russia? The Council today decided to renew the sanctions targeting specific economic sectors of the Russian Federation for a further six months, until 31 January 2021. This decision follows the latest assessment of the state […]

EU extends Crimea/Sevastopol sanctions for another year

Illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU renews sanctions by one year The Council today decided to renew the sanctions introduced in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation until 23 June 2021. The restrictive measures currently in place include prohibitions targeting the imports of products originating in Crimea […]