On July 24, 2014, Canada amended the Special Economic
Measures (Ukraine) Regulations and Special Economic
Measures (Russia) Regulations to expand the list of
"designated persons" with whom Canadians are prohibited
from engaging in business and financial dealings. The sanctions
were also amended to prohibit new debt and equity financing
transactions with designated entities in Russia.
The newly sanctioned individuals and entities are as
Ukrainian Entities and Individuals
Donetsk People's Republic, an armed separatist group.
Luhansk People's Republic, an armed separatist group.
Vladimir Antyufeyev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Donetsk
Marat Bashirov, Prime Minister of the Council of Ministers of
the Luhansk People's Republic.
Alexandr Yurivich Borodai, Prime Minister of the Donetsk
Yuriy Ivakin, Minister of Internal Affairs of the Luhansk
Alexandr Alexsandrovich Kalyussky, Deputy Prime Minister for
Social Affairs of the Donetsk People's Republic.
Aleksey Karyakin, Supreme Council Chair of the Luhansk
Alexandr Khryakov, Information and Mass Communications Minister
of the Donetsk People's Republic.
Vasyl Nikitin, Vice Prime Minister of the Council of Ministers
of the Luhansk People's Republic.
Almaz-Antey, a manufacturer of missile systems used by the
Federal State Unitary Enterprise State Research and Production
Enterprise Bazalt, a constructor of air launched ordnance, rocket
propelled grenades, and armored fighting vehicle ammunition.
Gazprombank OAO, a Russian financial institution.
JSC Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies, a producer of
electronic warfare equipment.
JSC Concern Sozvezdie, a producer of high-tech control and
communication systems, radio electronic warfare and special
equipment for military forces.
JSC MIC NPO Mashinostroyenia, a Russian rocketry company
responsible for defense programs.
Kalashnikov Concern, Russia's largest firearms
Novatek, Russia's largest independent natural gas
Vnesheconombank, a Russian state-owned financial institution
that acts as a development bank and payment agent for the Russian
Canada's amendments largely correspond to the latest round
of U.S. sanctions that were announced on July 19, 2014.
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