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New Zealand imposes new sanctions against 51 more Russians


MOSCOW, Oct 11New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaya Mahuta said that the country is imposing sanctions against 51 more Russians and 24 officials associated with the territories that have joined Russia. “We include 24 people who are associated with the recent decision of (Russian President Vladimir) Putin to annex the territory. .. as well as 51 people, including Alexander Abramov,” Makhuta said at a press conference broadcast by the 1News TV channel. he is. According to the channel, he was banned from entering the country. As follows from the list published on the government website, the head of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov, the head of Gazprom Neft Alexander Dyukov, the general director of Rosatom Alexei Likhachev, the general director of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev, the general director Corporation “Tactical Missiles” Boris Obnosov, Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, head of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin, head of Novatek Leonid Mikhelson, entrepreneurs Mikhail Gutseriev and Igor Kesaev, former managing director of Yandex Tigran Khudaverdyan, ex-head of Lukoil “Vagit Alekperov, as well as the son and daughter of Yevgeny Prigozhin. Sanctions were also imposed against Goznak. Under the new restrictions were also the Deputy Prime Minister of the DPR Evgeny Solntsev, the Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Kherson Region Vladimir Bespalov, the Head of the Government of the Zaporozhye Region Anton Koltsov, as well as a number of ministers and heads of cities in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, in the DPR and LPR. It is noted that new sanctions against individuals and legal entities come into force on October 12. In addition, restrictions were imposed on the export and import of New Zealand wine and seafood and Russian vodka and caviar. Restrictive measures are being introduced against Russian oil, gas and related equipment. According to the New Zealand government, the country is also extending duties of 35% imposed in April on imports of all goods from Russia until March 2025. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke at the Kremlin on September 30 following the results of referendums in the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, after which he signed agreements with their heads on the admission of regions into Russia. On Wednesday, Putin signed federal laws ratifying the admission of these four regions into the Russian Federation.

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