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Ukraine, Japan announces new sanctions against Russia


Highlights: The Russian government has imposed sanctions on a number of countries. The sanctions are in response to Russia's actions in the Ukraine. The measures were imposed after Russia's annexation of Crimea. The move is seen as a major step towards the end of Russia's involvement in the conflict in the Crimea region. The Russian government says the measures are necessary to protect the interests of the Russian people. The U.S. government says that the sanctions are needed to prevent the spread of disease in the region, as well as the loss of Russian-speaking citizens.

The government of Japan announced today the extension of its sanctions against Russia for the war in Ukraine, with the blacklisting of several Moscow military officials and with restrictions on the export of 80 Russian companies. (ANSA)

(ANSA) - ROME, MAY 26 - The government of Japan announced today the extension of its sanctions against Russia for the war in Ukraine, with the inclusion in its blacklist of several military officials in Moscow and with export restrictions of 80 Russian companies.
In particular, Russian commanders and military officials from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics and the occupied areas of the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions of Ukraine are targeted by Tokyo. The list released by the Japanese Foreign Ministry includes Colonel General Commander of the Airborne Troops, Mikhail Teplinsky, and Sergey Karakayev, of the Russian strategic missile troops. Among the companies affected by the Japanese sanctions are the Russian mobile operator MegaFon, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, the Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects in the Defence Industry, the NPO Lavochkin Design Bureau, the truck manufacturer Kamaz, the Skolkovo Foundation and the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. The Japanese government has also announced that it will soon ban exports of a number of items that "help strengthen Russia's industrial base". (ANSA).

Source: ansa

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