°
Chicago

Latest News - #Sergei Magnitsky

The British foreign Secretary commented on the new sanctions against Russia

Imposing sanctions against the Russians and the Saudis, Britain showed itself as a "force for good", said the foreign Minister of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab.

On Monday, Britain published a list of individuals and organizations, whom it accuses of human rights violation. The list included 25 Russians, whom London considers implicated in the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in 2009, as well as 20 Saudis suspected of involvement in the murder of opposition journalist Jamal Casucci. The list also includes two generals from Myanmar and two North Korean structure, accused of torture, murder and the use of prison labor. All the defendants in the list are denied entry to the UK, the authorities will freeze all their assets if any will be detected in the United Kingdom.

The British Embassy told about the new sanctions regime

The new regime of sanctions includes asset freezes and travel bans to the UK, stated in the message of the British Embassy in Russia, located in telegrams channel.

According to a report in the UK takes effect independent of the sanctions regime (Global Human Rights sanctions regime) which will allow to impose restrictive measures on individuals and entities, according to the British side seriously violate human rights.

In British sanctions list included the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia

UK have included in their own sanctions list generated on the "Magnitsky amendment", predsedatelya the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin.

The list is published by the office of the government on Monday. Plans to do this said the head of the foreign office, Dominic Raab. The document lists the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.

The British foreign office published a list of Russians under personal sanctions

The UK foreign office has published a list of citizens of the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, against which the sanctions for the violation of human rights.

The document was circulated by the office of the British government, it shows the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.

The expert commented on the decision of London on sanctions against Russians

Britain's sanctions against several Russian citizens for violating human rights in the framework of the "Magnitsky amendment" should be considered as part of the policy of London, which he gives in relation to Moscow, said RIA Novosti Professor of European law of MGIMO-University Nikolai Topornin.

Earlier the Financial Times reported that British foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Monday will announce the names of citizens of Russia and Saudi Arabia, against which sanctions will be imposed for the violation of human rights in the framework of the "Magnitsky amendment".