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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:

Individuals:

Gennady Timchenko

Boris Rotenberg

Igor Rotenberg

Entities:

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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