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The Japanese government has imposed further sanctions on the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. On 11 March 2022, the government announced amendments to the Export Trade Control Order, which came into effect on 18 March 2022. The amendments ban the export of the following goods and products to the Russian Federation and Belarus: Controlled products, including machine tools, carbon fiber, high-performance semiconductors, etc. Goods reinforcing the military capabilities of the Russian Federation and…

Effective March 16, Canada has amended its sanctions measures imposed on Belarus by designating an additional 22 individuals in response to Belarus’ support for the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Twenty-two new Belarusian individuals have been listed under a new Part 1.1 of Schedule 1 which is a discrete section of Schedule 1 for individuals identified by the Government of Canada to be involved in grave breaches of international peace and security and consists of senior…

Belarus I. Introduction and summary On 16March 2022, the Swiss Federal Council, in view of Belarus’ involvement in Russia’s warfare in Ukraine, decided to adopt in full the extended sanctions against Belarus introduced by the EU on 2 and 9 March 2022. For this purpose, the Swiss Federal Council has approved the complete revision of the Ordinance on Measures against Belarus, which entered into force on 16 March 2022, at noon(the “Ordinance”). The newly adopted measures…

On March 8, Canada amended its sanctions measures imposed on Belarus by designating an additional 19 individuals and 25 entities in response to Belarus’ support for the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Nineteen Belarusian individuals have been listed under a new Part 1.1 of Schedule 1 which is a discrete section of Schedule 1 for individuals identified by the Government of Canada to be involved in grave breaches of international peace and security and consists of…