Manturov, Minnikhanov, Adoniev: US announced new sanctions
The United States has expanded the Russian sanctions list. Among those sanctioned is Deputy Prime Minister Denis Manturovhead of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and former member of the Forbes list Sergey Adoniev together with their sons
The US Treasury on January 26 expanded the sanctions list for Russia. This announcement was posted on the department’s website.
Under the sanctions, in particular, were Deputy Prime Minister, head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturovthe head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and his wife Gulsina (in 2017 she was included in the list of the richest women in Russia according to Forbes), the director of the Federal Penitentiary Service Arkady Gostev, the head of the presidential department for ensuring the activities of the State Council Alexander Kharichev and his deputy Boris Rapoport, the main owner of Kalashnikov Alan Lushnikov.
In addition, among those sanctioned is the co-founder of Yota, a former member of the Forbes list, Sergey Adoniev. In 2021, his fortune was estimated at $550 million (193rd place in the ranking of the 200 richest businessmen in Russia). The US Treasury also included in the sanctions list the sons of a businessman – Philip (born in 1997) and Luka (born in 2003), as well as a Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft and two yachts – Addiction and Anatta, which, according to the agency, are associated with Adoniyev.
The list of companies subject to SDN sanctions includes several entities associated with one of the richest Russians, Vladimir Potanin (he himself fell under US sanctions in December). These are Whiteleave Holdings, Interros Invest, Interros Capital. In addition to companies, the United States imposed sanctions on a member of the board of directors of Norilsk Nickel, Sergei Batekhin. An Interros representative declined to comment on Forbes’ request.
All these people and companies are included in the SDN (Specially Designated Nationals) sanctions list, which involves a ban on entry into the United States and freezing assets in this country. Yachts and aircraft are subject to the lockdown.
In addition to the US Treasury, the State Department announced the new sanctions on January 26. He listed five entities and one individual associated with the Wagner PMC and imposed visa restrictions on 531 Russian servicemen. The US Treasury in an additional message indicated that the Wagner PMC was recognized in the United States as a transnational criminal organization.