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Canada bans Nikita Masebin’s family along with other Russian oligarchs

Canada bans Nikita Masebin’s family along with other Russian oligarchs

This content was released on May 20, 2022 – 17:03

Toronto (Canada), May 20 (EFE) .- Canada on Friday imposed a new round of sanctions on Moscow with the actions of 14 people, including businessman Dmitry Masebin and his son Nikita Masebin, until the pilot year of Formula 1.

Bilateral trade with Russia in luxury goods such as liquor, clothing and jewelery is banned.

In 2021, Canadian imports of Russian luxury goods reached $ 75.7 million (US $ 59 million).

The Canadian government said in a statement that the measures announced today were in line with similar sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union (EU) and would prevent Russian oligarchy’s efforts to access luxury goods in other markets.

In addition to Mazepins, Putin’s allies included in the recent round of sanctions include Putin’s ally Janet Timchenko’s wife and daughter Elena Petrovna Timchenko and Natalia Browning, respectively; Oleg Belozyorov, head of the Russian Railways; And businessmen Grigory Berezkin and Farkhad Akhmedov.

Ottawa noted that these individuals were “responsible for facilitating Vladimir Putin’s mindless war in Ukraine and for being responsible for the suffering and suffering of the Ukrainians.”

Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie has called on the Putin administration to respond to its actions, and Canada, along with its allies, will not stop pressuring the Russian regime until the end of the war. EFE

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