18 March 2019

Canada introduces new sanctions against Russia

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Canada has introduced new anti-Russian sanctions in relation to the November 2018 Kerch Strait incident, placing 114 individuals and 15 entities on the sanctions list, the statement by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland published on Friday informs. reports citing TASS.

"In coordination with the European Union and the United States, Canada is today announcing new sanctions in response to Russia’s aggressive actions in the Black Sea and Kerch Strait and Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea," the statement says.

Head of Rosneft Igor Sechin, head of VTB Andrey Kostin, entrepreneur Igor Rotenberg, Plenipotentiary Presidential Representative in the Southern Federal District Vladimir Ustinov and head of Russia’s National Guard (Rosgvardiya) Viktor Zolotov have been placed on the list, along with several entities of the Russian military-industrial complex, such as Tupolev, MiG and Sukhoi.

Canada first introduced sanctions against Russian individuals and entities in 2014, after Crimea began to form part of Russia.

2019.03.15 / 23:54
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