The country is increasing pressure on the aggressor.
Canada will impose additional sanctions against Russia due to its invasion of Ukraine.
This was announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. press office.
New sanctions are imposed against:
- six individuals and 46 legal entities associated with the Russian defense sector;
- 15 Ukrainians supporting the Russian occupation of Ukraine;
- 13 state and defense officials, as well as two organizations in Belarus.
The prime minister also announced Canada’s intention to impose sanctions against propaganda agents and organizations controlled by high-ranking Russian officials.
Canada will also take immediate action to ban the export of certain advanced technologies that could improve Russia’s domestic manufacturing capability, including quantum computers and advanced manufacturing equipment, related components, materials, software and technology.
The country has banned the export to Belarus of advanced technology and goods that could be used to make weapons, as well as the import and export of a wide range of luxury items between Canada and Belarus.
Also, in agreement with the US, UK and Japan, the Prime Minister announced Canada’s intention to impose a ban on the import of certain gold items from Russia, further isolating Russia from the international market.
“Canada is unwavering in its belief that Ukrainians deserve to live in peace. Vladimir Putin and his regime have caused untold pain and suffering in Ukraine and around the world. Together with our G7 colleagues, Canada is stepping up our sustained and coordinated pressure to end war that Vladimir Putin chose,” Trudeau said.