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.

"This is the first Autonomous sanctions regime implemented by the UK after leaving the EU... the New sanctions regime is not directed against specific countries, it aims to prosecute those who violate human rights, regardless of their location," the report States.

As said in the Embassy, "the restrictive measures include the freezing of assets and travel ban to the UK".

The statement also clarifies that this list includes 25 citizens of Russia, allegedly involved in the death of Sergei Magnitsky