17 Jul 2023 15:06

UK imposes sanctions on Russian education, culture ministers, Artek children's center

LONDON. July 17 (Interfax) - The United Kingdom included Russian Education Minister Sergei Kravtsov and Culture Minister Olga Lyubimova, as well as the Artek international children's center, in its sanction lists on Monday, the UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation said.

The sanctions will also apply to head of the Kharkov region's military-civilian administration Vitaly Ganchev, advisor to the head of the DPR on children's rights Eleonora Fedorenko, DPR Human Rights Commissioner Darya Morozova, deputy head of the Moscow regional administration and journalist Vyacheslav Dukhin, Kamchatka Territory Governor Vladimir Solodov, head of Russia's republic of Adygeya Murat Kumpilov, Minister of Family, Labor, and Social Protection of Russia's republic of Bashkortostan Lenara Ivanova, and Moscow regional children's rights ombudsman Ksenia Mishonova.

They are all subject to asset freezes and fiduciary services sanctions.

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said in May that London had imposed sanctions on over 1,500 Russian individuals and entities.