Zelensky put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council to apply sanctions against Syrian President Assad and 299 other individuals and 141 companies
Corresponding Decree No. 163/2023 dated March 18 published on the website of the head of state.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Prime Minister Hussein Arnus and Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdada were among the 300 individuals against whom Ukraine imposed sanctions. Also on the sanctions list were seven citizens of Iran, 289 citizens of Russia and one more with citizenship of the Russian Federation and Ukraine.
The sanctions include, in particular, the blocking of assets and trade operations, transit and transportation through the territory of Ukraine, the annulment of licenses, a ban on the privatization and purchase of land, the transfer of technology and intellectual property rights.
The list of 141 legal entities includes mainly enterprises of the Russian defense industry, in particular, the Kalashnikov concern, the Almaz-Antey aerospace defense concern, the Ural automobile plant, the United Shipbuilding Corporation, JSC State Space Research and Production Center named after . Khrunichev.
In addition, it also has 16 Iranian companies, including Shahed Aviation Industries Company, Iran Aircraft Industries Company, Safiran Airport Services and several airlines.
The list also includes three airlines, Success Aviation Services FZC (Success Aviation), based in the United Arab Emirates, and Jet Global DMCC (iJet). According to the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption, these companies cooperated with Safiran to coordinate flights between Iran and the Russian Federation, including those related to the transportation of Iranian UAVs.
The sanctions list includes LLC MMK im. Ilyich, registered in Makeevka in the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk region, and two enterprises from the occupied Crimea: Autonomous non-profit organization Institute of Marine Instrumentation and Robotics (Sevastopol) and JSC Yevpatoria Aviation Repair Plant.
As reported March 10, 2023 Volodymyr Zelenskyy put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on the introduction of new sanctions against Russian companies. According to the appendices to the presidential decreesubject to sanctions 120 physical And 287 legal entities. Basically, the list includes citizens of the Russian Federation, as well as Great Britain, Poland, the Netherlands, Turkey, and Cyprus. Among the legal entities are Sportloto, Sportbet, Bet.Ru, Betsity, Matchbet and others.
On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military commits thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.
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