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Japan expands sanctions against Russia

Tokyo froze the assets of 17 individuals and 78 legal entities, and also imposed export restrictions on 80 organizations of the Russian Federation.

Japan has tightened sanctions against Russia in connection with the war in Ukraine. This was announced on May 26 by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Japan has reportedly frozen the assets of 17 individuals and 78 organizations from Russia involved in the annexation of Crimea or destabilization in eastern Ukraine. Separately, restrictions are imposed on seven people from the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine associated with the illegal “integration” of the territories with the Russian Federation.

In particular, a number of Russian military personnel were included in the sanctions list, including Mikhail Zusko, chief of staff of the group of Russian troops in the West, Mikhail Teplinskiy, commander of the Russian Airborne Forces, and Sergey Karakaev, commander of strategic missiles. forces.

It also included Yan Novikov, chairman of the board and member of the board of directors of the state concern Almaz-Antey, Artem Zhoga, commander of the Sparta battalion, and host Olga Skabeeva.

Among the organizations whose assets will be frozen are NPP Svyaz, the Meteor plant, enterprises of the Russian aviation industry and the defense industry.

Export restrictions were also introduced for 80 organizations of the Russian Federation. In particular, they will affect the Advanced Research Foundation, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Avtomatika Concern JSC, KAMAZ, the Skolkovo Foundation, the State Flight Test Center named after VP Chkalov, operator Megafon and others.

It was previously reported that the EU’s new package of sanctions will affect 90 companies that helped Russia circumvent previously imposed economic restrictions against it.

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Source: korrespondent

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