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New Zealand imposes sanctions against Russia

New Zealand imposed sanctions
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New Zealand has blacklisted 14 Russians, enterprises of the Russian defense sector and the media. This was announced on Monday, October 31, by the head of the country’s Foreign Ministry, Nanaia Mahuta, transmits TASS.

According to her, the sanctions will affect “managers and shareholders of companies” that produce rockets and firearms, as well as paramilitary organizations associated with the Wagner PMC. Speaking about the media, the minister mentioned the news agency News Front, based in Crimea.

All persons subject to restrictions are prohibited from visiting New Zealand, their ships from entering the ports of the country, and aircraft from airspace. Russian assets will be frozen.

Formerly authorities New Zealand imposed sanctions against 51 Russian businessmen and 24 other civil servants who are connected with the territories annexed to the Russian Federation. Among those included in the new sanctions lists are the chairman of the board of directors of the metallurgical and mining company Evraz Alexander Abramov and his family.

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