Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Grigorenko, cellist Sergei Roldugin, deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the region Kirill Stremousov and head of the military-civilian administration of the Kherson region Vladimir Saldo fell under the new restrictions.

Earlier, NHK, citing Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, reported that in the near future Tokyo plans to add more than 160 Russian legal entities and individuals to the sanctions list.

In addition, the Secretary General of the Japanese Cabinet, Hirokazu Matsuno, said that Japan would cooperate with the G7 countries to increase pressure on Russia in order to cut off ways to circumvent sanctions.

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