DOZENS OF RUSSIAN WEAPONS TYCOONS HAVE FACED NO WESTERN SANCTIONS

On 2 July, WION reported that a Reuters examination of companies, executives and investors underpinning Russia’s defence sector shows a sizable number of players have yet to pay a price.  Nearly 3 dozen leaders of Russian weapons firms and at least 14 defence companies have not been sanctioned by the US, the EU or the UK. In addition, sanctions on Russia’s arms makers and tycoons have been applied inconsistently by these NATO allies, with some governments levying penalties and others not, the Reuters review showed. 

https://www.wionews.com/world/dozens-of-russian-weapons-tycoons-have-faced-no-western-sanctions-493827

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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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