The United States imposed sanctions against Alina Kabaeva and a number of Russian billionaires

The United States updated the sanctions list, adding Alina Kabayeva, several Russian oligarchs and the “mayor” of Mariupol Konstantin Ivashchenko, appointed to this position by the authorities of the so-called DPR after the city was occupied by Russian troops. In addition, the list includes the deputy head of the “military-civil administration” of the Kherson region, established by Russia, Kirill Stremousov, and his boss, the “head” of the Kherson region, Vladimir Saldo.

The list also includes the richest billionaires in Russia: Andrey Guryev, former CEO of PhosAgro, with his son, Andrey Melnichenko, ex-head of the international fertilizer manufacturer Evrokhim and the coal-energy company SUEK, and ex-chairman of the board of directors of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port OJSC and Sheremetyevo International Airport JSC Alexander Ponomarenko, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pipe Metallurgical Company, owner and chairman of CJSC Sinara Group Dmitry Pumpyansky, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works Viktor Rashnikov.

In addition to them, sanctions have been imposed against businessman Anton Urusov, who is the general director of Advanced Industrial and Infrastructure Technologies JSC, which was established by the Cabinet of Ministers "for investing in promising projects." Sergey Eliseev, the president of the All-Russian Sambo Federation, also got into the list update.

The list also included the wife of the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Kirill Dmitriev, Natalya Popova, who is known as the "project initiator" in the Innopraktika organization, headed by Putin's daughter Ekaterina Tikhonova. The son of the oligarch Andrey Guryev, Andrey Andreevich Guryev, who was included in the update of the list, is a member of the Board of Trustees of Innopraktika.

In addition, sanctions are imposed against 36 legal entities.

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