US adds 25 Belarus officials to sanctions list

In a coordinated action with the EU (see post), the US has imposed sanctions on 25 Belarusian officials involved in the falsification of the 2020 presidential elections and subsequent human rights violations targeting peaceful protesters. OFAC has listed 8 of those officials, 5 of whom were also designated by the UK (see post), under Executive Order 13405 (asset freeze). Pursuant …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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