Japan unveils new sanctions on Russians, bans refinery exports

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Japan has frozen the assets of an additional 32 Russian and Belarusian officials and oligarchs following the invasion of Ukraine, the Ministry of Finance announced on Tuesday.The newly added sanctions target 20 Russians including deputy chiefs of staff for President Vladamir Putin’s administration, deputy chairmen of the state parliament, the head of the Chechen Republic and executives of companies with close ties to the government such as Volga Group, Transneft and Wagner.It also includes 12 Belarusian government officials and business people, as well as 12 organisations in Russia and Belarus…

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