US ADDS ADDITIONAL NAMES TO MAGNITSKY HUMAN RIGHTS SANCTIONS LIST

On 16th May, the US Treasury added 5 Russian individuals and the TEREK SPECIAL RAPID RESPONSE TEAM in Chechnya to its Magnitsky sanctions list.  Elena Anatolievna Trikulya and Gennady Vyacheslavovich Karlov were added for their involvement in the Sergei Magnitsky affair itself.  Abuzayed Vismuradov, Ruslan Geremeyev, Sergey Leonidovich Kossiev and the Terek Special Rapid Response Team were added in connection with activities in Chechnya.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20190516.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm691

https://www.unian.info/world/10552284-rfe-rl-u-s-sanctions-chechen-officials-allegedly-linked-to-gay-purge-killing-of-nemtsov.html

 

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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