Japan boycotts Putin & Lavrov's family

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News ID: 56547
Publish Date: 10:41 - 12 April 2022
Tuesday, 12 April 2022 (YJC)_ The Japanese government has imposed sanctions on 398 individuals in Russia, including members of the president and foreign minister's family.

Japan boycotts Putin & Lavrov's familyThe Japanese cabinet on Tuesday (today) reiterated the action of the United States and its Western allies in imposing sanctions on members of the family of the Russian president and foreign minister.

The cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has agreed to impose new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, and 398 Russians, including the daughters of President Vladimir Putin and the wife of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, have been added to the sanctions list.

According to Kyodo News Agency, Japan's new sanctions against Russia are in line with US and EU positions, and Tokyo has assets of 28 Russian entities, including Asberbank, Russia's largest bank, and Alfa Bank, its largest private bank. Confiscated. Japan's sanctions against Russian banks are set to take effect on May 12.

By adding Maria Verontsova and Katrina Tikhonova to the sanctions list, the Japanese government has increased the total number of Russian individuals and entities that the Japanese government has sanctioned in connection with the Ukraine crisis to 499.

In recent weeks, the United States, Britain and then the European Union have added the daughters of the Russian president as well as the foreign minister's wife to the sanctions list to increase pressure on Russia over its war with Ukraine.

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