The Foreign Secretary announced a new package of sanctions, including export bans on every item Ukraine has found Russia using on the battlefield to date.
- new sanctions ban export of every item Ukraine has found Russia using on the battlefield to date
- UK sanctions on Russia top 1,500 as FCDO targets 92 individuals and entities, including those connected to Rosatom
- Putin’s closest allies also sanctioned, including his former Chief of Security and the CEO of Nord Stream 2
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly has today (24 February) announced a new package of internationally co-ordinated sanctions and trade measures, including export bans on every item Russia has been found using on the battlefield to date.
Included in the hundreds of goods are aircraft parts, radio equipment, and electronic components that can be used by the Russian military industrial complex, including in the production of UAVs.
Today’s designations also target the individuals and entities at the heart of Putin’s military-industrial complex, including:
- 34 executives connected to Russia’s 2 largest defence companies Rostec, Russia’s multibillion state owned defence conglomerate, and Almaz-Antey Corporation, a state owned Russian company specialising in producing surface to air missiles and firearms for aircrafts
- 6 Russian entities involved in the manufacture or repair of military equipment for Russia’s armed forces, including aviation and navy
- 5 senior Iranian executives in Qods Aviation Industry, the company manufacturing the drones used in Ukraine, which demonstrates our commitment to continue to pressure third countries supplying Russia’s military