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Britain has introduced a new package of sanctions against Russia – UNIAN

The sanctions concern the export of goods and technologies from the oil refining and aviation industries, as well as the use of the pound sterling and EU banknotes in the Russian Federation.

Currency restrictions include a ban on the export to Russia or use in Russia of banknotes of pounds sterling or EU currencies / photo from UNIAN

After four months of Russia’s full-scale military invasion of the territory of independent Ukraine, the British government on Thursday, June 23, announced the introduction of new sanctions.

This is reported “European Truth”.

The sanctions concern the export of goods and technologies from the oil refining and aviation industries, as well as the use of the pound sterling and EU banknotes in the Russian Federation.

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We are talking about a ban on the export, supply and delivery of goods and technologies related to chemical and biological weapons, the maritime sector and the oil refining industry, as well as the export or use of aviation fuel and fuel additives in Russia.

Britain prohibits the import, purchase or delivery of certain “profitable” goods originating in Russia or shipped from Russia.

Currency restrictions include a ban on the export to or use in Russia of pound sterling or EU currency banknotes, as well as a ban on the provision, supply or delivery of such banknotes to persons associated with Russia.

The Russian Federation will also be prohibited from providing technical assistance, financial and brokerage services related to the import of iron and steel.

Restrictions also apply to territories temporarily not controlled by the government of Ukraine.

The sixth package of sanctions against the Russian Federation:

4 May 2022 European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen introduced the sixth package of sanctions EU versus Russia, including an oil embargo and the disconnection of Sberbank from SWIFT.

Against the introduction of a ban on the supply of Russian oil Hungary.

May 29 Bloomberg citing sources reportedthat the European Commission suggests that the EU countries refuse to import Russian oil by sea, at the same time postponing restrictions on its import from the key pipeline “Druzhba”.

Subsequently the European Union agreed on a partial embargo on Russian oil.

The agreement to ban the export of Russian oil to the EU covers more than 2/3 of oil imports from Russia, reducing a significant source of funding for its military machine.

In addition, the new package of European sanctions includes cutting off the Russian Sberbank from the SWIFT international interbank system, blocking the broadcast of three more Russian state broadcasters in the EU, and imposing sanctions on those responsible for war crimes in Ukraine.

On June 1, 2022, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that by the end of 2022 the European Union would reduce Russian oil imports by 92%. Macron noted that he also does not exclude embargo on supplies in the EU gas from Russia.

On June 2, economic analyst Mikhail Krutikhin announced that in Russia talking about closing oil refineries. On the same day, US President Joe Biden said that the US and the EU are discussing the possibility of buying Russian oil. at a price below the market.

3 June EU final approved the sixth package of sanctions against Russia.

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