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Canada to ban imports of Russian alcohol, names 14 oligarchs in new sanctions

Ukraine.The federal government also said it is slapping sanctions on 14 more individuals including Russian oligarchs, their family members and close associates of President Vladimir Putin.Ottawa has now imposed sanctions on more than 1,000 individuals and entities from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus since the war began on Feb. 24.

Russia’s barrage of Donbas has turned Ukrainian region into ‘hell,’ Zelenskyy says Not only is Canada banning the imports of certain goods from Russia, but Ottawa is cutting off exports to the nation as well.The federal government is banning the export of targeted luxury goods, including alcoholic beverages, tobacco, some textile products and sportswear, footwear, luxury clothing and accessories, jewelry, kitchenware and art.“Canada is also banning the importation of targeted luxury goods from Russia, including alcoholic beverages, seafood, fish and non-industrial diamonds,” the government said.“Together, these categories represented $75.7 million worth of goods in 2021.”It did not specify which types of products would no longer be imported and exported.Alcohol bans were imposed by certain provinces shortly after the war began. Ontario, for instance, ordered the LCBO to pull all Russian-made products off its shelves on Feb.

25.The United States also banned imports of Russian alcohol on March 11. EXCLUSIVE: ‘Wolverines’ of Ukraine step out of shadows Ottawa’s new bans are intended to align with moves made by its allies to limit the potential for Russian oligarchs to circumvent restrictions in other luxury good markets, the government said.“The Government of Canada is also implementing a ban on the export of goods that could be used in the production and manufacture of weapons by Russia,” Ottawa

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Ukraine.The federal government also said it is slapping sanctions on 14 more individuals including Russian oligarchs, their family members and close associates of President Vladimir Putin.Ottawa has now imposed sanctions on more than 1,000 individuals and entities from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus since the war began on Feb. 24.
Ottawa police are being criticized for their response to a student protest outside a Catholic high school over a dress code “blitz,” particularly in contrast to how they responded to the “Freedom Convoy” blockade earlier this year.

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