US imposes sanctions on Belarusian companies

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko
Russian dictator Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.

The US Treasury Department announced on April 15 that it is adding 10 individuals and 12 legal entities from Belarus to its sanctions list, citing their involvement in the 2020 presidential election in Belarus and the country’s support for Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

Read also: EU to impose killer duties on grain from Russia and Belarus

“The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is designating 12 entities and 10 individuals,” statement reads.

Among organizations subject to sanctions are OJSC AGAT Management Systems, management company of Geoinformation Management Systems (AGAT) holding, a state-owned enterprise that, in particular, implements management systems for Belarusian armed forces, and four enterprises within structure of state-owned enterprise.

Read also:

In addition, list includes StankoGomel OJSC, which regularly cooperates with various industries in Belarus and Russia.

Earlier it was reported that in June 2023, United Kingdom expanded list of sanctions against Belarus because of its support for Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Also in June 2023, United States extended sanctions against Belarus for another year.

In April 2024, Belarus transferred propaganda books to schools in occupied territories of Ukraine.

Read also: The EU adds Belarusian child-abductors to the sanctions list

We’re bringing the voice of Ukraine to the world. Support us with a one-time donation, or become a Patron!

Read the original article on The New Voice of Ukraine