June 21, 2014
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing further economic sanctions and travel bans against 11 Russian and Ukrainian individuals plus one additional entity:
“Russia’s illegal occupation of the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine and provocative military activity remains a serious concern to the international community.
“The measures we are announcing today against additional Russian and Ukrainian individuals and an entity that have facilitated the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial sovereignty will continue to increase economic pressure on those responsible for the crisis in Ukraine.
“Canada also supports President Poroshenko’s peace plan.
“Canada will continue to work with our allies to apply pressure against Russia. We continue to closely monitor the situation and we are ready for further actions if necessary.”
Expanded Sactions List
June 21, 2014
Canada is imposing economic sanctions against the following Russian and Ukrainian individuals and an entity who bear responsibility for the crisis:
Vladimir Shamanov, commander of the Russian Airborne Troops.
Petr Grigorievich Jarosh, acting head of the Federal Migration Service office for Crimea.
Oleg Grigorievich Kozyura, acting head of the Federal Migration Service office of Sevastopol.
Viacheslav Ponomariov, self-declared “mayor” of Slaviansk.
Igor Mykalaiovych Bezler, one of the leaders of the self proclaimed militia of Horlivka.
Igor Kakidzyanov, one of the leaders of the militia of the self proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic.”
Oleg Tsariov, member of the Ukrainian parliament who publicly called for creation of a new “Federal Republic of Novorossia.”
Roman Lyagin, head of the “Donetsk People’s Republic” Central Electoral Commission.
Aleksandr Malykhin, head of the “Luhansk People’s Republic” Central Electoral Commission.
Natalia Vladimirovna Poklonskaya, prosecutor of Crimea.
Igor Sergeievich Shevchenko, acting prosecutor of Sevastopol.
Feodosia Enterprise, Crimea-based oil company expropriated/nationalized by the self-declared CrimeanRepublic on March 17, 2014.
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing further sanctions. Expanded Sanctions List