On August 6, 2014, the Canadian Government announced additional
economic sanctions and travel bans against 19 Russian and Ukrainian
individuals, and economic sanctions against 22 Russian and
Ukrainian groups and economic entities. The sanctions were
accompanied by a Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada, in
which he stated that the sanctions, imposed in close
coordination with partners in the United States and Europe, are
intended to increase pressure on those viewed responsible for the
crisis in Ukraine.
The following individuals have been added to the list of Russian
49. Sergei Orestovoch BESEDA
50. Aleksandr Vasilievich BORTNIKOV
51. Mikhail Vladimirovich DEGTYAREV
52. Mikhail Efimovich FRADKOV
53. Boris Vyacheslavovich GRYZLOV
54. Ramzan Akhmadovitch KADYROV
55. Vladimir Georgyevich KULISHOV
56. Rashid Gumarovich NURGALIEV
57. Nikolai Platonovich PATRUSHEV
58. Igor SHCHEGOLEV
59. Alexander Nikolayevich TKACHYOV
60. Valerii Yuriovych TRAVKIN
61. Nikolay Terentievich SHAMALOV
62. Konstantin Valerevich MALOFEEV
The list of Russian designated entities has been expanded to
27. United Shipbuilding Corporation
28. Dobrolet (also known as Dobrolyot)
29. Russian National Commercial Bank
The following individuals have been added to the list of
Ukrainian designated persons:
50. Pavel Yurevich GUBAREV
51. Ekaterina Yurevna GUBAREVA
52. Oksana TCHIGRINA
53. Boris LITVINOV
54. Sergey ABISOV
The new Ukrainian designated entities are:
5. Federal State of Novorossiya
6. International Union of Public Associations "Great Don
8. Luhansk Guard
9. Army of the Southeast
10. Donbass People's Militia
11. Vostok battalion
12. Kerch ferry
13. Sevastopol commercial seaport
14. Kerch commercial seaport
16. Resort "Nizhnyaya Oreanda"
17. Azov distillery plant
18. National Association of producers "Massandra"
19. Magarach of the national institute of wine
20. Factory of sparkling wine Novy Svet
The Russian and Ukrainian Regulations prohibit persons in Canada
and Canadians abroad from:
Dealing in any property held by or on behalf of a designated
person or entity, or facilitating or providing financial or other
related services in respect of such a dealing;
Making any goods available to a designated person or entity;
Providing any financial or related services to or for the
benefit of a designated person or entity.
"Causing, assisting, or promoting" these prohibited
activities is also not permitted.
The Prime Minister indicated in his Statement announcing the
additional sanctions that the Canadian Government is
also committed to, in parallel with Canada's allies, imposing
the necessary regulations to enact export restrictions on
technologies used in Russian's oil exploration and extraction
sector. The August 6, 2014 further expansion of the prohibited
persons and entities lists, coupled with this signal that more
measures are to come, underscores that continued vigilance by those
conducting business in Russia, or with Russian business partners
outside of Russia, will remain a necessity.
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