The United Kingdom on Thursday introduced a new wave of 26 sanctions versus defence actors, which includes Russian military generals, above the country’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Individuals sanctioned consist of Lieutenant Colonel Azatbek Omurbekov, the Russian military officer suspected to be at the rear of the massacre in Bucha.
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“The United kingdom is unyielding our assist for Ukraine and keeping (Russian President Vladimir) Putin and his routine to account. Today’s new wave of sanctions strike the generals and defence businesses that have blood on their arms,” international secretary Liz Truss claimed, asserting the sanctions.
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Lieutenant Colonel Omurbekov, the so-referred to as ‘Butcher of Bucha’, will, henceforth, be subjected to asset freeze and journey ban, Truss introduced. The officer instructions the Russian device which occupied this Ukrainian city. Colonel Normal Andrey Serdyukov, Colonel Normal Nikolay Bogdanovsky, and Big Normal Valery Flyustikov have also been sanctioned, and been given the identical sanctions as Lt Colonel Omurbekov.
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In accordance to the British defence ministry, no United kingdom citizen, or any enterprise in the United kingdom, can offer with any money or financial sources owned, held or managed by the person subjected to asset freeze. In the meantime, below a journey ban, the selected person should be refused depart to enter or continue being in the United Kingdom.
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Russia has continuously denied it was at the rear of the killings in Bucha, as an alternative contacting it a ‘cynical wrong-flag procedure by Ukraine by itself.’
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Moscow’s invasion of the east European country started on February 24.