The sanctions list includes representatives of the military command of the Russian Federation and Russian companies related to the defense sector.

The UK has expanded the sanctions list against Russia due to the war in Ukraine by another 26 points, including representatives of the military command and companies related to the defense sector.

Among those on the “black list” are Colonel-General Nikolai Bogdanovsky, who holds the post of First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Federation, the official representative of the Ministry of Defense Igor Konashenkov, Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet Vice Admiral Arkady Romanov, Commander of the Special Operations Forces of Russia Valery Flustikov.

Also on the list are Acting Head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Alexander Chupriyan, First Deputy Director of the FSB Sergey Korolev, and General Director of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov. Of the ten legal entities that have fallen under the sanctions – the production enterprise “PROMTECH-Dubna” and the concern “Kalashnikov.” The sanctions involve freezing assets.

Earlier, London imposed hundreds of sanctions measures, including freezing of accounts and a ban on the entry of major Russian businessmen and politicians, including President Vladimir Putin, Reuters notes. The United Kingdom, along with the United States, Canada and the EU, plays a leading role in the adoption by Western countries of economic and other restrictions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.