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Australia will ban Russian gold imports, give more armoured vehicles to Ukraine, PM says

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Australia will provide 34 additional armoured vehicles to Ukraine and prohibit Russian gold imports, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said in Kyiv on Sunday.

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Speaking at a press conference in Ukraine’s capital alongside President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Albanese said Australia would impose sanctions and travel bans on 16 more Russian ministers and oligarchs, bringing the total number of Russian individuals sanctioned by Australia to 843.

Albanese said Australia would give Ukraine 14 more armored personnel carriers and 20 Bushmaster vehicles.
— Reporting by Max Hunder

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