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Australian shores first saw a Russian ship on June 16, 1807, when the ship Neva sailed for Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Thereafter, Russian ships anchored in Australian ports to resupply food and drinking water.Mikhail Lazarev (1788 – 1851).
In 1888, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich, a member of the Russian royal family, arrived in Australia. It is unclear whether it was intentional or not, but the grand duke arrived just in time for the celebrations commemorating the centenary of the colony. It is said that the ship carrying him, the Rinda, anchored only to resupply with coal. The Rinda sailed first to Newcastle and then to Sydney. Although the visit was not formal, the grand duke was invited as a private guest of Lord Carrington, governor of New South Wales, but the media, once again, made him the center of all eyes during the celebrations.Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia (1866 – 1933).
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The joint action will bring the incident, also investigated by a Dutch court, before the International Civil Aviation Organization, a UN agency specializing in aviation safety and whose role is that of mediator, but which has the power to condemn or impose sanctions against countries that violate international law.
MH17 was en route to Amsterdam after taking off from Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2014 when, while flying over an area controlled by rebels – backed by Russia – in eastern Ukraine, it was hit by what international investigators and prosecutors say was a Russian-made surface-to-air missile.
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Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne on Friday announced a new battery of additional sanctions against eleven Russian banks and government entities, including Russia’s National Wealth Fund and the Russian Ministry of Finance.
Specifically, the oligarchs are the chairman of Russian aluminum company Rusal, Oleg Deripaska, and fellow businessman Viktor Vekselberg, who were initially left off Australia’s official sanctions list, and will now be included along with the names of 41 other oligarchs and their immediate family members.
“The additional banks together account for approximately 80 percent of all banking assets in Russia and include Sberbank, Gazprombank, VEB, VTB, Rosselkhozbank, Sovcombank, Novikombank, Alfa-Bank and Credit Bank of Moscow,” the Foreign Ministry has detailed in a statement.
This Monday, the country announced sanctions against 33 Russian oligarchs, prominent businessmen and their immediate family members due to the Russian invasion in Ukraine, including the owner of Chelsea Football Club, Roman Abramovich or the CEO of Gazprom, Alexey Miller.
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The Australian government announced on Friday a new set of sanctions against 11 banks, government entities and two Russian oligarchs with business interests in the Oceanic country, due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
With these measures, which include the Russian National Investment Fund and the Ministry of Finance, the Australian Executive ensures that “the majority of (Russian) banking assets are now covered by our sanctions along with all entities handling Russian sovereign debt.”
“The Australian government is deeply committed to imposing high costs on Russia. This includes listing individuals of economic and strategic importance to Russia who have supported and benefited from the regime of (President, Vladimir) Putin.”
Deripaska is chairman of the Russian aluminum company Rusal, which has a 20 percent stake in the Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) refinery in Gladstone in eastern Australia, reports public broadcaster ABC.