By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Sanctions Profile: United Kingdom


Russia bans entry to 23 British individuals

Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs added 23 British individuals to its “stop list”, banning their entry into Russia (press release).  The full list of names was not published, but the individuals are members of the UK’s military, political, media, and academic communities, and certain individuals were named, including: Chief of the Defence Staff, Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, whom …

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Russia imposes travel bans on UK journalists and politicians

Russia has reportedly banned 54 UK individuals from entering the country, including: journalists, including those from the Guardian, BBC, and Daily Telegraph; the minister of state for defence, Annabel Goldie, who Moscow says is responsible for the supply of weapons to Ukraine; and the culture secretary, Lucy Frazer, who is designated for lobbying for the international sports isolation of Russia.

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Kremlin restricts travel for UK diplomats in Russia

Russia’s foreign ministry has imposed travel restrictions on British diplomats working in the country: UK diplomats must give at least 5 days’ notice and provide extensive travel details if they want to leave a 120km “free movement zone”; Moscow cited “hostile actions… including the obstruction of the normal functioning of Russian diplomatic offices in the UK” as the reason for …

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BIS adds 36 to Entity List

On 28 June 2022, BIS added 36 entities based in China, Lithuania, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, the UAE, the UK, Uzbekistan and Vietnam to its Entity List. Press Release & Final Rule. 6 entities were listed on the basis that they had supplied items to Russian entities of concern prior to 24 February 2022 and continue to contract to supply Russian …

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154 members of the House of Lords banned from Russia

154 members of the UK House of Lords, including William Hague, have been subject to Russian travel bans in response to the UK’s sanctions on Russia. Press Release. Russia imposed travel bans on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, members of the Cabinet and other politicians in April (post & post). It also released an updated list of 963 US citizens subject …

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