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.
The UK announces 92 sanctions in response to the Russian regime imposing sham referendums in 4 regions of Ukraine.
The Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has announced a new sanctions package including sanctions on Kremlin imposed ‘officials’ in Luhansk and Donetsk.
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.
The UK has sanctioned more than 1,200 people and over 120 businesses since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Read the government’s previous announcements about UK sanctions imposed on Russia.
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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.