The UK stands with Ukraine

The UK stands with Ukraine

The UK and our allies condemn the Russian government’s unprovoked and premeditated invasion of Ukraine. We stand with Ukraine.

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UK sanctions Russian officials propping up Putin’s proxy administrations in Ukraine

The Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has announced a new sanctions package including sanctions on Kremlin imposed ‘officials’ in Luhansk and Donetsk.

UK sanctions Russia’s second richest man

The UK government has announced new sanctions, hitting Putin’s inner circle.

Amongst those sanctioned is Vladimir Potanin – Russia’s second richest man and owner of major conglomerate Interros. Potanin continues to amass wealth as he supports Putin’s regime, acquiring Rosbank, and shares in Tinkoff Bank in the period since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Vladimir Potanin

The UK has sanctioned more than 1,100 people and over 120 businesses since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Read the government’s previous announcements about UK sanctions imposed on Russia.

Prime Minister calls on world leaders to end Putin’s stranglehold on food prices

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on world leaders at the G7 Summit to take urgent action to get essential food supplies out of Ukraine.

The Russian blockade of major Ukrainian ports such as Odesa, attacks on farms and warehouses, as well as other huge structural issues caused by the Russian invasion, have prevented Ukrainian food from reaching the global market.

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a meeting with the G7 leaders and Volodymyr Zelenskyy via video call on the second day of the G7 Leaders’ Summit 2022 in Germany. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

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How the UK is supporting Ukraine

Since the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the UK has given £220 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine to help save thousands of lives. Find out more about the government’s humanitarian response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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