Japan imposes more sanctions on Russia for its invasion over Ukraine
Now, Japan, which has already imposed sanctions, has added more sanctions against 398 individuals and 28 organizations from Russia.
After Russia waged war against Ukraine on February 24, the former continued to face criticism from the international community in the form of economic sanctions.
Several countries, mainly the U.S, have already imposed strict economic sanctions over Russia. Now, Japan, which has already imposed sanctions, has added more sanctions against 398 individuals and 28 organizations from Russia.
The decision has been taken in light of the events in Ukraine, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Among the individuals whose assets will be frozen are members of the Russian State Duma, including Valery Rashkin, Vasily Piskarev, Pyotr Tolstoy, Leonid Slutsky, Irina Yarovaya and others. Among the military personnel under sanctions will be Navy Commander-in-Chief Nikolai Yevmenov, First Deputy Navy Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Kasatonov, Russian Ground Forces Commander-in-Chief Oleg Salyukov and others. Among the organizations on the sanctions list are JSC NPK Tekhmash, the Ryazan Design Bureau Globus and others.
The decision is also treated as the solidarity being extended by various nations to Ukraine which is fighting alone and decisive battle against Russia for nearly two months.
Ukraine has been seeking help from the world community to fight against the Russian invasion and has been calling nations to extend helping hands to save the Ukraine civilians who are battling for life.
With essential commodities such as food and water almost getting exhausted, the civilians are facing the toughest time of their history.
Scores of people have died and countless people have already left Ukraine for other countries.
Developed countries such as the US, Japan and Britain have already expressed their ire against Russia for killing people in Ukraine.
Indians too have suggested Russia and Ukraine hold talks to end the war immediately.