According to the Presidential Decree № 286 of 09 March 2011 "On measures to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1970 of 26 February 2011", on 26 February, 2011 various sanctions and restrictions were imposed on the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Libya).
All government agencies, industrial, commercial, financial, transport and other enterprises, banks, organizations, other legal entities and natural persons under the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation have to take note that from February 26, 2011 till further notice the following are prohibited in their respective areas of work:
- export from Russia to Libya, as well as the sale, supply and transfer of all types of arms and similar items to Libya out of the Russian Federation using ships and aircraft under the national flag of the Russian Federation;
- providing training services to Libya including technical, financial and other assistance related to military activities;
- entry into the territory of the Russian Federation or transit entry of certain individuals closely related to the current regime in Libya;
- financial transactions involving funds, financial assets and economic resources owned or controlled by these individuals.
The decree also provides cases for which the established prohibitions do not apply.