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Russia sanctions: guidance

Guidance on the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

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This guidance assists people in implementing and complying with the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. It covers the prohibitions and requirements imposed by the regulations. It also provides guidance on best practice for:

  • complying with the prohibitions and requirements
  • enforcing them
  • circumstances where they do not apply

This guidance should be read alongside more detailed sanctions guidance published by departments including the Department for International Trade (DIT), Department for Transport (DfT), Home Office and HM Treasury, through the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI).

Published 9 May 2019
Last updated 21 July 2022 + show all updates
  1. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 14) Regulations 2022.

  2. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 12) Regulations 2022 and the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 13) Regulations 2022.

  3. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 11) Regulations 2022.

  4. Guidance updated to clarify the application of the prohibition on providing insurance and reinsurance services in relation to aviation and space goods and technology.

  5. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 10) Regulations 2022.

  6. Guidance updated to clarify the application of the prohibition on providing insurance and reinsurance services in relation to aviation and space goods and technology.

  7. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 9) Regulations 2022.

  8. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 8) Regulations 2022.

  9. Updated to add Annex A and Annex B

  10. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2022.

  11. Guidance updated to clarify that the prohibition on providing financial services for the purposes of foreign exchange reserve and asset management also applies to transactions involving gold.

  12. Guidance updated to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations 2022.

  13. Guidance amended to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No.4) Regulations 2022 and the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No.5) Regulations 2022.

  14. Guidance amended to reflect the provisions in the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2022 and the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations 2022.

  15. Updated to link to the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2022.

  16. First published.