London imposes sanctions against Russian generals and defense companies


London imposes sanctions against Russian generals and defense companies

Great Britain expanded the sanctions list of Russians/Radio Liberty

The UK government has imposed new sanctions against Russia. This time, the generals responsible for the bombing of Mariupol were included in the sanctions list.

The restriction was introduced on April 21. They were reported by British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss.

Who was under sanctions

  • Lieutenant Colonel Azatbek Omurbekov, who commanded the military during the atrocities in Bucha;
  • Commander of the Airborne Troops, Colonel General Andrey Serdyukov;
  • Commander of the Special Operations Forces, Major General Valery Flustikov;
  • Colonel-General Nikolai Bogdanovsky, First Deputy Chief of the General Staff;
  • Oleg Belozerov, General Director and Chairman of the Board of the Russian Railways logistics company;
  • First Deputy Director of the Federal Security Service of Russia Sergei Korolev.

By the way, sanctions were also imposed against the Ukrainian MP Ilya Kiva, who fled to Russia.

The UK is adamant in supporting Ukraine and holding Putin and his regime accountable. Today's new wave of sanctions concerns generals and defense enterprises whose movements have blood, Truss emphasized.

Sanctioned enterprises

  • Kalashnikov Concern;
  • Arzamas Engineering Plant, which creates amphibious armored personnel carriers;
  • Military Industrial Company;
  • GTLK.

The list includes 26 individuals and legal entities. Their assets in the UK were frozen and their entry banned.

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