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Russia: who is on the sanctions lists – at a glance

By Sarah Butler, Rupert Neate, Daniel Boffey and Dominic Rushe

01 Mar 2022 · 8 min read

UK Late on Monday 28 February, the UK added Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, to the sanctions list, although it is only blocked from correspondent banking (holding money on behalf of other banks) and clearing transactions in sterling. The Government’s said it would take “further restrictive economic measures” by targeting the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBR). It has banned British people and businesses from making transactions with the Russian central bank, its finance ministry and its wealth fund.


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