New Zealand imposed sanctions against 14 Russian citizens and a number of Russian enterprises and media
New Zealand imposed sanctions against 14 citizens Russia, as well as a number of Russian enterprises in the defense sector and the media. This was announced by the head of the country’s Foreign Ministry, Nanaiya Mahuta, reports TASS.
The Russian citizens affected by the restrictions included “executives and shareholders of companies producing rockets and firearms” as well as “members of paramilitary groups associated with the private military company Wagner.” The Crimean news agency News Front also fell under the sanctions.
Those sanctioned will be banned from visiting New Zealand, their planes from using the country’s airspace, and ships from entering ports. In addition, the assets of Russians subject to restrictions will be frozen.
October 11 New Zealand introduced sanctions against 51 Russians and 24 officials. All the restricted territories are associated with the territories that have become part of Russia.