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This section covers the EU Sanctions List.

The EU maintains a Consolidated list of persons, groups and entities subject to EU financial sanctions. It also maintains a list and map of countries subject to EU, UN or both EU and UN sanctions.

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EC issues guidance on aggregation in Russia Sanctions

EU added a significant number of persons and entities to the sanctions list, and adopted unprecedented measures with the aim of significantly weakening Russia’s economic base, depriving it of critical technologies and markets…

EU adopts fourth package of restrictive measures against Russia 

The EU adopted a fourth package of restrictive measures against Russia in response to its brutal aggression against Ukraine and its people. These sanctions will further ramp up economic pressure on the Kremlin, and undercut its technological base and curtail…

G7 Statement on the invasion on Ukraine

The G7 countries have imposed expansive restrictive measures that have severely compromised Russia’s economy and financial system, as evidenced by the massive market reactions…

EU sectoral measures targeting Belarus & Russia

EU Council agrees new EU sectoral sanctions targeting Belarus and Russia and clarifies the notion of “transferable securities” so as to clearly include crypto-assets. Furthermore the Council introduced further restrictive…

EU restrictive measures on 160 individuals

The EU Council imposes restrictive measures on an additional 160 individuals in respect of the ongoing unjustified and unprovoked Russian military aggression against Ukraine and of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence…

Tracker: Latest EU & UK sanctions imposed on Russia

The EU Council announced a further package of EU economic sanctions measures against Russia. The first is a prohibition on the provision of SWIFT services to Russian banks: Bank Otkritie, Promsvyazbank, Novikom…

FATF Public Statement on the Situation in Ukraine

The FATF notes that malicious cyber activity targeting financial institutions and systems undermines financial integrity and stability, and could jeopardize the ability of the private sector and competent authorities to implement and monitor core AML/CFT controls…

European Sanctions: US sanctions Nord Stream 2 

The Biden administration has announced plans to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2 AG, the company building a controversial gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. The US, the UK, and the European Union, along with others like Japan and Australia, imposed sanctions on…

EU sanctions package in response to Russian invasion

The Council adopted on a package of measures to respond to the decision by the Russian Federation to proceed with the recognition of the non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine …

FCDO tighter sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

FCDO announces the onset of tighter sanctions against Russia over Ukraine. This legislation provides the framework for the strongest sanctions regime the UK has had against Russia. It means the UK can…

EU to build a sanctions regime against disinformation 

The EU should beef up its capabilities and build a sanctions regime against disinformation. Rules on social media platforms, which serve as vehicles for foreign interference, have to be tightened, too.

EU Council statement on Russian Sanctions Regime

The Council condemns Russia’s continued aggressive actions and threats against Ukraine, and calls on Russia to de-escalate, to abide by international law and to engage constructively in dialogue through the established international mechanisms…