Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to expand sanctions on 30 Russian entities and 14 individuals. Press release here.
In line with the US OFAC action of 11 June 2018, which targeted supporters of Russia’s Federal Security Service (a designated entity), sanctions were imposed on the following 5 entities: Research Institute Kvant; Open Company Dyevtekhnoservice; Digital Security Technologies LLC; ERPScan BV; and Embedi Limited. The other 25-sanctioned entities include 13 Russian political parties and public organisations that participated in preparing and conducting an “unlawful vote in the territory of [Crimea and Sevastopol]”, as well as 12 Russian enterprises of “military-industrial complex”.
The 14 individuals were sanctioned for being involved in the “preparation and conduct of illegal voting in the territory of [Crimea and Sevastopol]”, including US-designated Russian billionaire Arkady Rothenberg and his family members.