The US imposed sanctions against top managers of the Russian Tempbank over Syria

In the sanctions list of the USA were nine managers of the Russian Tempbank. This is stated press release published on the website of the US Department of justice.

In the sanctions list included the three Vice-chairmen of the Board — Mykola Ahlomov, Elena Apanasenko Iryna Kozhenkova, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Bank Andrei Oak, as well as members of the Supervisory Board of Bank Vladimir Gagloyev, Dmitry Mityaev, Leonid Reshetnikov, Arkady Vainshtein and Elena Zhirova.

He Tempbank was included in the sanctions list in may 2014. The U.S. Department of justice believes that Tempbank has provided assistance to the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad, translating through a financial transaction system for “millions of dollars”, and also cooperated with the Syrian state Sytrol, also located in the US sanctions list.

Under American law in the sanctions list includes natural and legal persons who enter into business relationships with those organizations or people who are already under restrictive measures.