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UK sanctions 100 Russian firms, people

The UK government has published details of its second package of sanctions against Russia after Moscow launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea on Thursday.

Below are some of the measures to introduced:

* UK to ban Russian companies from its capital markets

* UK will announce an asset freeze against major Russian banks, including its second-biggest bank, state-owned VTB

* UK to introduce legislation to limit deposits that Russian nationals can hold in UK bank accounts

* UK to lay legislation to prohibit a wide range of high-tech exports to Russia, plus export to extractive industries

* UK to immediately suspend or prohibit all dual-use export licenses to Russia

* UK to set up new cell in National Crime Agency to target sanctions evasion so oligarchs have nowhere to hide

* UK to ban Aeroflot aircraft from landing at its airports

Britain announced sanctions on the below individuals and entities on Tuesday:


Gennady Timchenko

Boris Rotenberg

Igor Rotenberg


Bank Rossiya

Black Sea Bank for Development and Reconstruction

Joint Stock Company Genbank

IS Bank

Public Joint Stock Company Promsvyazbank

The government has also said it intends to:

* extend the territorial sanctions imposed on Crimea to non-government-controlled territory in the breakaway republics of Donetsk and Luhansk.

* sanction Russian lawmakers who voted to recognise the independence of Donetsk and Luhansk.

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