22-09-2021 08:31 PM Jerusalem Timing

Canada Expands anti-Russia Sanctions List

Canada Expands anti-Russia Sanctions List

Canada has updated a list of its anti-Russia sanctions to include travel bans against 37 Russian and Ukrainian individuals.

Canada, Russia flagsCanada has updated a list of its anti-Russia sanctions to include travel bans against 37 Russian and Ukrainian individuals.

The new names include Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov, Rossiya Segodnya Director General Dmitry Kiselev, and deputy head of the Russian Armed Forces General Staff Andrei Kartapolov.

It also included more obscure choices such as Alexander Zaldostanov, Leader of the Night Wolves Motorcycle Club and Russian singing idol Iosif Kobzon.

Ottawa also introduced economic sanctions against 17 Russian and Ukrainian entities, including Russian oil giant Rosneft.