Russian citizens and companies came under sanctions from Seoul due to North Korea's nuclear program

Russian citizens and companies came under sanctions from Seoul due to North Korea's nuclear program



South Korea imposed sanctions against Russia, accusing its citizens of aiding the development of the DPRK's nuclear missile program

The South Korean government imposed restrictions against two organizations from Russia and two Russians, explaining the imposition of sanctions by their connection with the DPRK missile program. Reuters reports this.

According to the Yonhap news agency, two Russian citizens allegedly involved to illegally sending North Korean IT workers abroad to help them earn hard currency for Pyongyang's weapons development.

Sanctions were imposed against the head of Intellect LLC Sergei Kozlov and the head of Sodeystvie LLC Alexander Panfilov. Both are citizens of Russia.

In addition, South Korea imposed restrictions on two Russian vessels, accusing them of transporting ammunition between North Korea and Russia.



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