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Canada sanctions Russian officials, defense entity over Ukraine invasion

By Thomson Reuters Aug 23, 2022 | 8:11 AM

(Reuters) РCanada has sanctioned 62 individuals and one defense sector entity over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement on Tuesday.

The sanctioned individuals include high-ranking Russian government officials, their family members and senior officials of currently sanctioned defense sector entities, Trudeau said.

(Reporting by Steve Scherer; writing by Paul Grant; editing by Susan Heavey)