Canada imposes new sanctions on individuals, entities involved in occupation of Crimea / REUTERS

Canada has imposed new sanctions on individuals and entities involved in the illegal occupation of Crimea.

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The sanctions apply to the First Crimean Insurance Company, Crimea Railway, JSC Lenpromtransproyekt, JSC The Berkakit-Tommot-Yakutsk Railway Line's Construction Directorate, Grand Service Express CEO Aleksandr Ganov, and StroyGazMontazh Deputy CEO for Infrastructure Projects Leonid Ryzhenkin.

Canada's sanctions impose asset freezes and dealings prohibitions.