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UK sanctions Evraz plc

Press release Russia: UK sanctions major manufacturer of Russian steel The UK has sanctioned Evraz plc, a major manufacturer of Russian steel. From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development OfficePublished5 May 2022 Today (Thursday 5 May) the UK Government has announced that Evraz plc has been sanctioned. The steel manufacturing and mining company operates […]

UK Foreign Secretary: No more UK services to Russia

Press release Russia cut off from UK services Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announces a ban on services exports, including management consulting, accounting and public relations, to Russia.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Chris Philp MP, […]

OFSI adds 2 more Abramovich associates to Russia sanctions

UK regulators today added the following 2 individuals: 1. TENENBAUM, EugeneDOB: –/09/1964. POB: Ukraine Nationality: Canada Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):RUS1338 (UK Statement of Reasons):Eugene TENENBAUM is associated with Roman Abramovich. Roman Abramovich is an involved person under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulation 2019. (Gender):Male Listed on: 14/04/2022 […]

208 new parties added to OFSI’s Russia sanctions

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) issued the following press release: Press release UK sanctions 178 Russian separatists in breakaway regions Foreign Secretary announces 178 new sanctions, coordinated with the EU, targeting those who prop up Russian-backed illegal breakaway regions of Ukraine.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon […]

UK’s new Russia sanctions

Today, OFSI added the following individuals: 1. IVANOV, Sergei SergeivichDOB: 23/10/1980. a.k.a: (1) IVANOV JR., Sergey (2) IVANOV, Sergey, Sergeivich Nationality: Russia Passport Number: 759511560 Passport Details: Country: Russia, Issue Date: 29/10/18, Expire Date: 29/10/2028 Address: Apt 13, 12 BLD, 1 Rochdelskaya Street, Moscow, Russia, 123002. Other Information: (UK Sanctions […]

Darn time zones! OFSI adds 14 to Russia sanctions while I was asleep…

Today, UK regulators added the following persons: 1. ANISIMOV, Anton SergeevichName (non-Latin script): антон сергеевич асимовPosition: Editor-in-Chief Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS1114 (UK Statement of Reasons): Anton ANISIMOV (hereafter ANISIMOV) is Editor-in-Chief of Sputnik. Sputnik’s parent company is Rossiya Segodnya, which is a Russian state-funded international news agency. […]

Fixer-upper no more: UK prohibits maintenance for oligarchs and their stuff

Press release Oligarchs’ aircraft and ships targeted through new legal powers New UK government legislation prohibits maintenance on aircraft or ships belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarchs or their businesses.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Department for Transport, The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, and The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MPPublished30 March 2022 UK puts […]

US & UK statements on hacking charges for Russian government employees

From the Department of Justice: Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 24, 2022 Four Russian Government Employees Charged in Two Historical Hacking Campaigns Targeting Critical Infrastructure Worldwide Defendants’ Separate Campaigns Both Targeted Software and Hardware for Operational Technology Systems The Department of Justice unsealed […]

Many ways to fight disinformation…

Press release BBC gets emergency funding to fight Russian disinformation £4.1 million in additional funding for BBC World Service to support Ukrainian and Russian language services in the regionFrom:Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, and The Rt Hon Nadine Dorries MPPublished24 March […]