It appears that Western sanctions against Russia will continue while the military operation in Ukraine continues.
Britain announced it had imposed a new sanctions package on Moscow that specifically targeted a number of media and Russian journalists.
And British Foreign Minister Elizabeth Truss revealed in a statement on Wednesday that the new package plans to prevent Russian companies from using administrative and advisory services related to accounting and human resources in the UK, she said.
Trace also went on that the measures also include the imposition of more restrictions on media and to reporters London holds responsible for media coverage of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, including RT and Sputnik.
The declaration also indicated the adoption of a new law that obliges i social networkInternet services and companies involved in the trade of electronic applications to take measures to eliminate the content emitted by RT and “Sputnik”.
The British minister also confirmed that London had included 63 names on its blacklist for Russia, including senior officials from Russian Channel One, the Russian State Corporation’s war correspondent. for Television and Radio Broadcasting, Yevgeny Poddubny, the war correspondent of the newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Alexander Coates, the special correspondent of “Komsomolskaya Pravda”. Dmitriy Steshin.
The Russian Government Corporation was also on the list for Television and Radio Broadcasting, InfoRos, SouthFront and the Strategic Culture Foundation (SCF).
More than 1,600 people and entities
It also included Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov, General Director of the state company “Rostec” Sergey Chemezov, assistant to Russian President Maxim Oreshkin, head of the board of directors of Channel One, the two heads of the Sofcombank boards and the Otkritier Dmitry Gusev and Mikhail Zadornov and KAMAZ banks for the production of freight cars, the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and a number of Russian defense companies.
Blacklisted Irish journalist contracted with RT Brian MacDonald, director of the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Russia Alexander Shkolnik, and a number of members of the Federation Council, the camera high of the Russian parliament, bringing the number of sanctioned Russians on the British lists to more than 1,600 individuals and entities.
Interestingly, Britain had sought to play an important role in the Western response to the Russian military operation in Ukraine.
It has already imposed hundreds of sanctions, such as asset freezes and travel bans, on billionaires and prominent Russian politicians, including Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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