House of Commons Library on the sanctions regime

In the build-up to the current crisis in Ukraine, Western allies warned Russia that any breach of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty would be met with unprecedented economic measures. Following Russia’s recognition of independence of the...

UK Parliament: Sanctions against Russia

In response to Russian military action in Ukraine, Western allies and other partners across the globe have begun to impose an unprecedented package of coordinated sanctions against Russia…

House of Commons Library on economic crime

The precise scale of economic crime in the UK is unknown, but it could run to tens or hundreds of billions of pounds per year. The extent of these crimes include money laundering, fraud and corruption…