European Union extends sanctions on Russian individuals, blacklisting another eight officials
16 March, 2019, 15:46 | Author: Wade Massey
The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on Russian Federation relating to Ukraine, targeting six individuals and eight organisations, according to a statement from the US Treasury.
In their resolution, the European Parliament was also unequivocal in its call for the adoption of a European "Magnitsky Act" similar to the legislation adopted by the United States in 2012 and meant to punish Russian officials responsible for the death of Russian tax accountant Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow prison in 2009.
"In the five years since Russian Federation started its campaign of aggression against Ukraine, we have stood firmly with our Transatlantic partners in opposition to Russia's malign and illegal actions, including its attack near the Kerch Strait".
"The United States and our transatlantic partners will not allow Russia's continued aggression against Ukraine to go unchecked", said Steve Mnuchin, the USA treasury secretary.
The US has imposed sanctions targeting 6 Russian nationals, including Board Guard Service Deputy Director Medvedev, the notice from Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control stated on Friday.
We, with our worldwide partners, stand with Ukraine in opposing Russia's ongoing efforts to undermine Ukrainian security, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
The EU's decision takes the number of people blacklisted by the bloc over the crisis in Ukraine to 170, plus 44 entities.
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The EU said its sanctions affected senior security service officials and military commanders accused of preventing Ukrainian ships from reaching port.
Twenty-four Ukrainian crew members were detained in the naval incident.
The Council today added eight Russian officials to the list of those subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.
The United States additionally imposed sanctions on two Ukrainian separatists - Aleksey Naydenko and Vladimir Vysotsky - involved in organizing November elections in the breakaway east, which Washington says were a "sham".
These sanctions are "in response to Russia's military actions against three Ukrainian vessels and the capture of Ukrainian sailors in the Black Sea in November 2018" and "coordinated with the European Union and the United States", underscoring "continued transatlantic unity in responding to Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine and its violation of global law".
The billionaire was slapped with sanctions in April a year ago, which targeted tycoons with close ties to the Kremlin.
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