Britain has imposed new sanctions against Russia, follows from the information on the website of the British government. 63 names and organizations have been added to the sanctions list.
Under British sanctions, in particular, were:
Top managers of Sovcombank. These are Dmitry Gusev, chairman of the board of the bank, his deputies Oleg Mashtalyar, Alexey Panferov, Irina Kashina. The bank's shareholder, the founder of Hoff stores, Mikhail Kuchment, also fell under the sanctions.
Chairman of the Board of Otkritie Bank Mikhail Zadornov, as well as his first deputy chairman Dmitry Levin and other deputies - Tatyana Nesterenko, Viktor Nikolaev.
Aide to the President Maxim Oreshkin.
Secretary of State - Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov, Director of the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War Alexander Shkolnik.
Russian journalists. These are war correspondents Yevgeny Poddubny, Alexander Kots, Dmitry Steshin, TV presenter Nailya Asker-Zade, and editor-in-chief of the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper Vladimir Sungorkin.
Rosneft press secretary, host of the Odnako TV program Mikhail Leontiev.
Daughter of billionaire Gennady Timchenko Natalya Browning, son of the head of Rostec Sergey Chemezov Jr.
Organizations: VGTRK (Russia 1 and Russia 24 TV channels), Kamaz, Volga Group LLC, Garantex Europe OU crypto exchange registered in Estonia.
Information portals "InfoRos", "Southern Front", "Strategic Culture Fund".
Mikhail Kuchment and Natalya Browning have also been under US sanctions since March 24. Washington and London on that day also imposed sanctions against the head of Sberbank German Gref. In addition, the wife of Gennady Timchenko Elena, his second daughter Ksenia Frank and the son-in-law of billionaire Gleb Frank, the owner of the Russian Fishery Company, were then under US sanctions. All of them were included in the SDN (Specially Designated Nationals) sanctions list, which involves a ban on entry into the United States and freezing assets in this country.
The UK, US, EU and several other countries are imposing sanctions on Russia in response to its “special military operation”* in Ukraine. The EU is preparing the sixth package of restrictions. According to the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, the package will be presented on Wednesday, May 4. The EU intends to disconnect Russian Sberbank and two other large banks from the SWIFT international financial messaging system, and also introduce a phased embargo on oil imports from Russia.