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Japan announces new Russian sanctions

September 25th, 2014 - Posted by europeansanctions.com in Sanctions

Posted on September 24th 2014 by Michael O'Kane on europeansanctions.com

On 24 September 2014, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced increased economic sanctions on Russia. The new measures will restrict the export of military technology to Russia, as well as ban five Russian banks from acquiring securities on the Japanese market. The banks in question are Sberbank, VTB Bank, Vnesheconombank, Gazprombank and Rosselkhozbank.

Read the full post here: http://europeansanctions.com/2014/09/24/japan-announces-new-russian-sanctions/

End notes

This article first appeared on European Sanctions Law & Practice (http://europeansanctions.com/), a blog by Maya Lester (+44 20 7379 3550, maya.lester@brickcourt.co.uk), a barrister at Brick Court Chambers, and Michael O’Kane (+44 (0) 20 7822 7777 mokane@petersandpeters.com), head of Business Crime at Peters & Peters.

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