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Tradeology blog post about Russia-Ukraine war & exporting

Russia-Ukraine War: Perspectives U.S. Exporters Need to Know June 22, 2022  Evan Johnson and Agnes Pawelkowska are international trade specialists at the International Trade Administration’s Office of Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia. This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Russia’s latest unprovoked attack on Ukraine, and the Western sanctions […]

REPO Task Force issues Joint Statement

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 29, 2022 Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs Task Force Joint Statement The Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force has leveraged extensive multilateral coordination to block or freeze more than $30 billion worth of sanctioned Russians’ assets, […]

OFAC Russia-Rama! Designations, General Licenses, a Determination, and FAQs! (and 1 Nicaragua update…)

The following individuals: AFANASYEV, Dmitriy Valeryevich (a.k.a. AFANASIEV, Dmitry), Russia; DOB 18 Nov 1988; POB Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [RUSSIA-EO14024]. ANANCHENKO, Aleksandr Evgenyevich (Cyrillic: АНАНЧЕНКО, Александр Евгеньевич) (a.k.a. ANANCHENKO, Aleksandr Evgenevich; a.k.a. ANANCHENKO, Oleksandr Yevhenovych (Cyrillic: АНАНЧЕНКО, Олександр Євгенович)), Donetsk, Ukraine; DOB 02 Feb 1966; alt. DOB 1967; […]

Russia General License 8 (Energy) extended to December 5th (and updates the FAQs)

Issuance of Russia-related General License 8C; Publication of amended Russia-related Frequently Asked Questions 06/14/2022 The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing Russia-related General License 8C, “Authorizing Transactions Related to Energy.” In addition, OFAC has published amended Frequently Asked Questions. The obvious difference between GL8B […]

De Plane! De Oligarch’s plane!

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 6, 2022 United States Obtains Warrant for Seizure of Two Airplanes of Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich Worth Over $400 Million The United States of America has been authorized to seize a Boeing 787-8 aircraft and a Gulfstream G650ER aircraft owned […]

The Arctic Council resumes… kind of

Joint Statement on Limited Resumption of Arctic Council Cooperation MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 8, 2022Share The governments of Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States have issued the following joint statement. Begin text: In response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, […]