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Graphic shows sanctions announced against Russia over Ukraine.


العقوبات الأولى ضد روسيا

By Duncan Mil

February 22, 2022 - ألمانيا توقف الموافقة التنظيمية على خط أنابيب الغاز المهم المنطلق من روسيا رداً على إرسال فلاديمير بوتين قواته إلى أوكرانيا.

German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, said Germany would not approve the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline given Putin’s decision to recognise separatist rebel enclaves in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas border area as independent regions.

“The situation today is fundamentally different,” Scholz said. “And that’s why we must re-evaluate this situation, in view of the latest developments.”

Meanwhile, U.S. President Joe Biden issued an executive order last night to prohibit U.S. investment and trade in Ukraine’s separatist regions of Luhansk and

The United Kingdom hit three high net worth Russian individuals: Close friends of Putin -- Gennady Timchenko, Boris Rotenberg and Igor Rotenberg -- banning travel to and freezing their assets in the U.K.

London also slapped sanctions on five Russian banks -- Rossiya Bank, I.S. Bank, Genbank, Black Sea Bank and Promsvyazbank.

PUBLISHED: 22/02/2022; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images