Tinkoff, Prigozhin, Timati
Canada has expanded sanctions against Russia, adding dozens of individuals and legal entities to the list of restrictions. Information about this is contained in a statement published on the website of the government of the country.
Sanctions, in particular, included Russian mobile operators, Tinkoff Bank, Bank Tochka, the Mir payment system, ” Yandex Pay”, the Moscow City Cossack community, as well as cultural and show business figures, including producer Iosif Prigozhin, singer Valeria, actor Ivan Okhlobystin, director Nikita Mikhalkov, singer Yulia Chicherina, singer Philip Kirkorov, actor Dmitry Kharatyan, actress Maria Fedoseeva-Shukshina, singer Alexander Sklyar, singer SHAMAN (Yaroslav Dronov), Timati.
Prigozhin, Kudrin, Ivanov
The U.S. Department of Justice has updated its anti-Russian sanctions list by adding ex-Finance Minister, ex-Chairman of the Accounts Chamber Alexei Kudrin.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has imposed restrictions against the Polymetal mining company. Also on the sanctions list is Russian Andrey Ivanov, one Russian company and three foreign legal entities, which, according to the agency, are associated with the founder of Wagner PMC Yevgeny Prigozhin.
United Arab Emirates). According to the American side, the above companies acted or intended to act in the interests of, or on behalf of, Prigozhin, financially supported the Wagner PMC.
In addition, the United States imposed sanctions against the head of the Control Directorate of the President of Russia Dmitry Shalkov, the DPR Ombudsman Daria Morozova, and the Children’s Ombudsman of the Moscow Region Ksenia Mishonova. The rector of St. Petersburg Mining University Vladimir Litvinenko, the gold mining company Polyus and its CEO Alexei Vostokov were sanctioned.
Washington also imposed sanctions against five Russian banks. Tinkoff Bank, Loko Bank and Solidarity Bank, Unistream Bank and St. Petersburg Social Commercial Bank (PSKB) were subject to restrictions. These banks cannot do business with the American side, but transactions with bank accounts of these structures are allowed until October 18.
Tinkov and Prigozhin
The UK has imposed sanctions against individuals and legal entities associated with Wagner PMCs in the Central African Republic and Sudan. Evgeny Prigozhin’s M Invest company, which allegedly mines gold in Sudan, was included in the list of restrictions.
Sudanese companies Maroe Gold and Al-Solag Mining Company, as well as Lobaye Invest Sarlu and Sewa Security, which operate in the Central African Republic, were also included in the list of restrictions. They were accused of carrying out activities that undermine peace and stability” in the country. The British government claims that all these companies are associated with Wagner PMC. Eight people were also sanctioned, whom London considers to be employees of Prigozhin’s structures or commanders of PMC units.
London also removed Oleg Tinkov, the founder of Tinkoff Bank, from sanctions. Navalny (included in the list of terrorists and extremists), Central African Republic, Afghanistan
The European Union extended the sanctions against the Russian Federation for six months. extension for six months, until January 31, 2024, of restrictive measures against certain sectors of the economy of the Russian Federation, ”the message says.
The Alliance imposed sanctions against 18 individuals and five legal entities in connection with “their responsibility for serious violations and abuses of human rights in Afghanistan, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, Ukraine and Russia.” Among them are “structures associated with the city of Moscow, a minister in the city government and a deputy mayor, three companies producing or organizing tenders for the supply of facial recognition systems,” the statement says.
EU also introduced restrictions against 12 individuals and 5 organizations associated with opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Sanctions were also directed against those who allegedly abused facial recognition technology for mass arrests in Russia. In addition, representatives of the leadership of correctional colony No. 6 in the Vladimir region, where an opposition politician is being held, were included in the list of sanctions.
Putin, Prigozhin, Kudrin
Russian President Vladimir Putin extended until December 31, 2025 the validity of the decree on special economic measures in response to anti-Russian sanctions by other states.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov spoke about Canada’s restrictive measures against Russia, saying that Ottawa’s sanctions against Moscow are an attempt to “run ahead of everyone” by other Western countries. In his opinion, in this way the Canadian side demonstrates how it is an exemplary “sanctioner”. Also, according to him, “democratic” Canada is most involved in human rights violations, compiling anti-Russian sanctions lists. say about the inclusion in the sanctions list of the United States. The ex-minister pointed out that his work in the technology sector served as a formal justification for including the United States on the anti-Russian list. Canada. This was reported in the Telegram channel of the financial institution.