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March 20, 2020: GAZ Group stays off the hook

Issuance of Amended Ukraine-related General Licenses 3/20/2020 Today OFAC extended the expiration date of two general licenses related to GAZ Group by issuing Ukraine-related General License No. 13N – “Authorizing Certain Transactions Necessary to Divest or Transfer Debt, Equity, or Other Holdings in GAZ Group,” and Ukraine-related General License No. 15H – “Authorizing Certain Activities […]

January 29, 2020: OFAC adds to Ukraine/Russia sanctions

Yesterday, OFAC added the following persons: ALTABAEVA, Ekaterina Borisovna (Cyrillic: АЛТАБАЕВА, Екатерина Борисовна) (a.k.a. ALTABAEVA, Kateryna Borysivna (Cyrillic: АЛТАБАЄВА, Катерина Борисівна)), Sevastopol, Ukraine; DOB 27 May 1956; POB Uglich, Russia; Gender Female (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13660].    BASOVA, Lidia Aleksandrovna (Cyrillic: БАСОВА, Лидия Александровна) (a.k.a. BASOVA, Lidiya Oleksandrivna (Cyrillic: БАСОВА, Лідія Олександрівна)), […]

Whoops – left out the names OSFI just sanctioned…

From the Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations mentioned in yesterday’s press release, the following persons have been added: Yekaterina (Ekaterina) Borisovna ALTABAEVA Vladimir Vladimirovich NEMTSEV Mikhail Vladimirovich RAZVOZHAEV Sergei (Sergey) Andreyevich DANILENKO Yekaterina (Ekaterina) Eduardovna PYRKOVA Lidia (Lydia) Aleksandrovna BASOVA Link: Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures […]

January 29, 2020: Canada adds to Crimea sanctions

Canada imposes new sanctions on individuals involved in illegitimate elections in Crimea January 29, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced today that Canada is imposing sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act on six individuals involved in the illegitimate elections held […]

Why the US opposes Nord Stream 2

Fact Sheet on U.S. Opposition to Nord Stream 2 FACT SHEET BUREAU OF ENERGY RESOURCES DECEMBER 27, 2019 Share On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, including Section 7503(d), also known as the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act (PEESA) of […]