1 Mar 2024 10:36

Japan imposes sanctions on 12 individuals, 36 entities from Russia - Japanese Foreign Ministry

TOKYO. March 1 (Interfax) - Japan has imposed sanctions on 12 individuals and 36 entities from Russia, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.

Tokyo has applied an export ban on an additional 29 organizations, including Kalashnikov Group, Izhmash, Almaz-Antey, Uralvagonzavod, Bazalt, Aviadvigatel, Neva Elektronika, Aeroscan, the United Ship Building Corporation, NPO Avrova and the Nudelman Precision Engineering Design Bureau.

Atomflot, Omsktransmash, NPO Echelon and State Transport Leasing Company, whose head, Yevgeny Ditrikh, is also targeted by individual sanctions, have been added to a list of entities subject to asset freezes.

Tinkoff Bank has also been sanctioned.

Individual sanctions involving asset freezes have been introduced against a number of regional officials and the heads of enterprises, including Kaluga region children's rights commissioner Irina Ageyeva, Rostov region children's rights commissioner Irina Cherkasova, Chechnya's Prime Minister Muslim Khuchiyev, this region's ombudsman Mansur Soltayev, businessman Artyom Uss and others.

Artek international children's center director Konstantin Fedorenko, head of the Young Army movement's headquarters in Sevastopol Vladimir Kovalenko and Sevastopol State University Rector Vladimir Nechayev have also been sanctions.

The measures are due to take effect on March 31.