By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Sanctions Profile: Belarus

At a glance

Current EU and UK Belarus sanctions regimes comprise arms embargoes, targeted asset freezes and travel bans, and sectoral sanctions. Current EU legislation: Council Regulation (EU) No 765/2006 & Council Decision 2012/642/CFSP. Current UK legislation: Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

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US adds to Belarus & Myanmar sanctions lists

Belarus OFAC has designated 9 people and 3 entities, and identified Belarus President Lukashenka’s Boeing 737 EW-001PA, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 14038. OFAC is also reissuing its Belarus Sanctions Regulations it their entirety here. OFAC Press Release & Notice. Those listed: Open Joint Stock Company Belarusian Automobile Plant, one of the largest manufacturers of large trucks and large dump …

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SECO identifies 100 cases of potential Russian sanctions violations

The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) is reported to have said on Tuesday that it has identified 100 cases of potential Russia sanctions violations. The cases were reported by the Federal Office for Customs and Border Security (FOCBS) and mostly concern sanctions on goods, including luxury goods or goods of economic importance to Russia. According to the SECO: …

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UK Russia sanctions list – 1 revision and 1 de-listing

Changes to UK Russia sanctions list today (Notice) The reasons for listing Igor Makarov have been amended. A duplicate entry for the Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant has been deleted (it remains listed on the Belarus sanctions list). Brian McDonald, head of Russia desk for the English language edition of RT (formerly Russia Today), has been deleted.

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First judgment on de-listing case under UK Sanctions Act – Synesis

The High Court today rejected the first challenge to a UK sanctions listing, brought by a Belarus technology company called LLC Synesis. Judgment here. Maya Lester KC acted on the team for the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. Synesis (also US and EU sanctioned) was added to the UK list for providing video surveillance system to the Belarus state which …


White House & BIS announce further US sanctions on Russia

In addition to the Russia sanctions adopted by OFAC and the State Department (see previous post), the White House and BIS have announced further Russia sanctions measures. Factsheet & Press Release. White House The White House has announced that: the G7 is establishing an Enforcement Coordination Mechanism, which will be chaired by the US in the first year; to ensure …

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Current Sanctions



Council Regulation (EC) No 765/2006

Parent Regulation

Council Regulation (EC) No 765/2006

Amended by:

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1587/2006

Council Regulation (EC) No 1791/2006

Council Regulation (EC) No 646/2008

Council Regulation (EU) No 84/2011

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 271/2011

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 505/2011

Council Regulation (EU) No 588/2011

Council Regulation (EU) No 999/2011

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1000/2011

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1320/2011

Council Regulation (EU) No 114/2012

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 170/2012

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 265/2012

Council Regulation (EU) No 354/2012

Council Regulation (EU) No 1014/2012

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1017/2012

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 494/2013

Council Regulation (EU) No 517/2013

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1054/2013

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 46/2014

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 740/2014

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1159/2014

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/1133

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/1326

Council Regulation (EU) 2015/1948

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1949

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/276

Council Regulation (EU) 2016/277

Council Regulation (EU) 2017/331

Council Regulation (EU) 2018/275

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1387

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1648

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/339

Council Regulation (EU) 2021/907

Council Regulation (EU) 2021/996

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/997

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/999

Council Regulation (EU) 2021/1030

Council Regulation (EU) 2021/1985

Council Regulation (EU) 2021/1986

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/2124

Council Regulation (EU) 2022/212

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/300

Council Regulation (EU) 2022/355

Council Regulation (EU) 2022/577

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/876

Council Regulation (EU) 2022/877

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1231

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/419


Council Decision 2012/642/CFSP


Council Decision 2012/642/CFSP

Amended by:

Council Implementing Decision 2013/248/CFSP

Council Decision 2013/308/CFSP

Council Decision 2013/534/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision 2014/24/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision 2014/439/CFSP

Council Decision 2014/750/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/1142

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/1335

Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1957

Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/280

Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/350

Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/280

Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/325

Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/214

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2020/1388

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2020/1650

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/353

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/908

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1001

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2021/1002

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1031

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1989

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1990

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2021/2125

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/218

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/307

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/356

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/579

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2022/881

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/882

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2022/1243

Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/421

Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 SI 2019/600

The Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 SI 2021/1146

The Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 SI 2022/748

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