Russian businessman Boris Obnosov was removed from the national sanctions list, as the European Union imposed sanctions on him today as part of the twelfth package of sanctions. This follows from the list on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the server iRozhlas.cz drew attention to it.
Obnosov was included in the national list in August together with relatives, spouses Rostislav and Olga Zorikova, who invested in real estate in the Czech Republic. This pair remained on the list.
Obnosov is the CEO of the state-owned holding company KRTV, which manufactures weapons systems and supplies them to the armed forces of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime, according to the ministry.
“We automatically propose subjects from the national sanctions list to the EU one. Today we succeeded, which is the result of the great work of our diplomats. People who participate in the barbaric murder of Ukrainians must not have access to luxury in a safe Europe,” he noted on social sewing X Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský (Pirates).
Six items remained on the sanctions list. At the end of April, the government included the Moscow Patriarch Kirill, and at the end of June, Russian businessman Vladimir Yevtushenko and his son Felix Yevtushenko. The last entry in mid-November was a company for the management of Russian assets abroad.
EU countries today approved the twelfth package of sanctions against Russia over its war against Ukraine. In it, the EU affects, among other things, the profits that flow to Russia from the export of diamonds. The EU Council, representing the member states, informed about it. In the package, the Czech Republic managed to push through the extension of the exemption for the import of Russian steel until 2028.