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UK bans exports of 700 items from Russia

1 October , 2022  

On Friday, the UK announced its decision to expand sanctions against Russia in the field of IT technologies, audit services, and engineering.

The government’s message notes that, in particular, in the IT sector, consulting services for the Russian Federation will now be prohibited. It is also prohibited “to provide legal services for transactions in a number of commercial areas.” Restrictive measures apply to the advertising sector, auditing.

“The UK also bans the export to Russia of approximately 700 items of goods that are important for Russian industry and technology development,” the statement said.

It also notes that the British authorities have decided to summon Russian Ambassador to London Andrey Kelin to the British Foreign Office.

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