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Russia hosts a meeting on Crimea

Letter dated 22 April 2021 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security CouncilI have the honour to transmit herewith the Chair’s summary of the open Arria-formula meeting of the Security Council held on 17 March 2021 as a […]

Hot off the presses!

Everything But the Kitchen Sink, the latest episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation, is all about today’s Executive Order and Treasury’s Directive. A massive E.O., to be sure, but I like how it put everything together in one piece. Hope you like it! Ratings and reviews always appreciated!

OFAC-related Treasury Press Release 3 – Crimea

PRESS RELEASES Treasury Sanctions Russian Persons in the Crimea Region of Ukraine April 15, 2021 OFAC takes action in partnership with the European Union, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five individuals and three entities […]

Canada makes statement about Crimea…

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs on illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia February 26, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “As we mark Ukraine’s Day of Resistance to the Occupation of the Autonomous Republic […]

Today’s lesson: secondary sanctions under CAATSA

546. In section 10(a)(2)(A) of SSIDES, are persons “subject to sanctions imposed by the United States with respect to the Russian Federation” limited to persons listed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) List, or does it also include persons identified on the Sectoral Sanctions Identifications (SSI) List or […]

October 1, 2020: EU adds 6 to Ukraine sanctions

Ukraine: two persons and four entities involved in the construction of the Kerch bridge added to EU sanctions list The Council today added two individuals and four entities to the list of those individuals and entities subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. These […]