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In retaliation, the UK is closing ports for Russian ships

Posted on 02/28/2022 14:28

Economic sanctions are a major step taken by Western nations to weaken Putin’s government during the invasion – (Credit: Alexandre Nemonov / AFP)

London, United Kingdom | In response to the invasion of Ukraine, the British government has ordered a ban on Russian-flagged ships, Russian-leased or Russian-owned vessels from British ports – Transport Minister Grant Shops announced on Twitter this week.

“I have written to all British ports not to grant access to any Russian-flagged, registered, owned, restricted, licensed or Russian-operated product,” Shops tweeted, adding that legislation would be enacted to formalize the ban.

On Monday, the United Kingdom announced the freezing of assets of all Russian banks in its territory “in the next few days” as part of a move to strengthen sanctions already imposed on the country’s financial sector. Truss announced. , To Parliament.

“In the coming days we will impose a total asset freeze on all Russian banks and try to coordinate with our allies,” the Chancellor said.

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