The UK government has announced more individuals and companies that it is sanctioning following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
But there are still several Russian individuals who have been sanctioned by the US or the EU but not by the UK.
Their names appeared on a list of 35 people who Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny suggested should be sanctioned, which was read out in parliament by Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran.
UK Sanctions List: How Many Entities Are Sanctioned?
In his statement to the House of Commons on Thursday, Boris Johnson said “we will be imposing asset freezes on more than 100 new entities and individuals, on top of the hundreds that we have already announced”.
But the government’s sanctions list only named six companies and five individuals with new sanctions against them.
Who Is Not On The UK Sanctions List?
An industrialist with close connections to President Putin, Mr. Deripaska has been endorsed in the US since April 2018, with the US Treasury saying he had been “researched for tax evasion, and has been blamed for compromising the existences of business rivals, wrongfully wiretapping an administration official, and partaking in coercion and racketeering.
There are likewise charges that Deripaska paid off an administration official, requested the homicide of a finance manager, and had connections to a Russian coordinated wrongdoing bunch.”
He claims 45% of the aluminum organization EN+, which was recorded on the London Stock Exchange in 2017, raising $1.5bn (£1.1bn), and right now has previous Conservative energy serve Lord Barker as its chief executive.
The US presented sanctions against EN+ in April 2018, however, these were lifted the next year after Mr. Deripaska diminished his holding in the organization.
Another prominent name that features on Mr. Navalny’s list is Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich. Mr. Abramovich is not under any sanctions by the UK, the EU, or the US.
The Russian billionaire made a vast fortune in oil following the breakup of the Soviet Union. He now owns a large property portfolio, including a mansion in Kensington, London.
Several MPs in the UK have called for Mr. Abramovich’s assets to be sanctioned, alleging close ties to the Kremlin which the billionaire denies.
There are five others named by Mr. Navalny who show up on the EU or the US sanctions list yet not on the Uk’s.
Andrey Kostin, leader of the Russian state-possessed VTB bank, is as of now just on the US rundown of authorized people.
The UK has added VTB Capital – recorded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) – to the rundown of authorized elements. The LSE suspended the bank on 25 February.
Alexander Kalashnikov, added by the EU to their rundown of basic freedoms violators, was sacked as head of Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service in 2021, after an embarrassment concerning the inescapable act of torment in Russian jails.
Victor Zolotov, additionally on the EU list yet not on the Uk’s, drives Russia’s National Guard. His family is one of the most extravagant in Russia in the land area.
Alexei Miller, executive of the administration board of Gazprom, and Igor Sechin, leader of Rosneft (and previous delegate Russian head of the state), both show up on the US list however not the Uk’s.