On 17 February 2015, the Canadian Government announced the extension of the Canadian economic sanctions regime in place. It extended (i) the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations (SOR/2014-60) by the Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations (SOR/2015-40), which imposed asset freezes against an additional 26 individuals and 15 entities, and (ii) the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations (SOR/2014-58) by the Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations (SOR/2015-39), which imposed asset freezes against an additional 11 individuals and two entities.

Individuals targeted include Anatoly Antonov, Deputy Minister of Defence for the Russian Federation, and Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Rostec.

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