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UK sanctions collaborators of Russia’s illegal sham referendums

The UK announces 92 sanctions in response to the Russian regime imposing sham referendums in 4 regions of Ukraine.

James Cleverly, Foreign Secretary

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 1,200 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.

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