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Russia imposed retaliatory sanctions against 322 Ukrainian citizens and 68 companies

They included, among other things, the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Arsen Avakov, the former prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and the son of Petro Poroshenko.

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the introduction of special economic measures in respect of 322 citizens and 68 companies from Ukraine. The corresponding document is published on the government website.

The sanctions include the blocking of non-cash money, securities and property in Russia, as well as a ban on the withdrawal of capital outside Russia.

The sanctions included judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, deputies of the Verkhovna Rada, businessmen, officials of the presidential administration of Ukraine, heads of executive authorities, large Ukrainian companies and legal entities controlled by Ukraine’s top businessmen.

The list includes including:

  • Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov;
  • former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk;
  • Dmitry Yarosh, former leader of the Right Sector banned in Russia;
  • the leader of the Batkivshchyna party, Yulia Tymoshenko;
  • son of Petro Poroshenko Alexey;
  • Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Andrei Paruby;
  • Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko.

In late September, Ukraine imposed sanctions against Russian transport companies for cooperating with the LC and the DPR. Restrictions on “a number of enterprises of the aggressor country” provide for the blocking of assets, the restriction of trade operations, as well as the partial or full cessation of transit of resources, flight and transportation through the territory of Ukraine. The list included “Russian Railways Logistics”, “Promokompleksplast” and “Gazgolder”.

September 26 Poroshenko accused Russia of “occupation of the Sea of ​​Azov.” According to him, the bridge across the Kerch Strait was built illegally, and Russia is hindering the navigation of Ukrainian and international ships in the area.

Previously Vladimir Putin ordered the introduction of retaliation against Ukraine on October 22 Putin ordered to introduce retaliatory sanctions against Ukraine

Measures to be developed by the government.

 

Vladimir Putin signed a decree on retaliatory sanctions against Ukraine, the document was published on the Kremlin’s website. By October 22, 1,748 individuals and 756 legal entities from Russia are on the sanctions lists of Ukraine .

The decree provides for the introduction of “special economic measures” in relation to Ukraine “in order to protect the national interests of the Russian Federation.” However, the measures are not yet called – they should be developed by the government. According to the document, the government also needs to identify individuals and legal entities in respect of which measures will be applied.

The document entered into force on October 22. It will be canceled if Ukraine abandons the “restrictive measures” in relation to citizens and legal entities of the Russian Federation.

In late September, Ukraine imposed sanctions against Russian transport companies for cooperating with the LC and the DPR. The restrictions were imposed on “a number of enterprises of the aggressor country”, they provide for the blocking of assets, the restriction of trade operations, as well as the partial or full cessation of transit of resources, flight and transportation through the territory of Ukraine. The list included “Russian Railways Logistics”, “Promokompleksplast” and “Gazgolder”.

September 26 Poroshenko accused Russia of “occupation of the Sea of ​​Azov.” According to the Ukrainian President, the bridge across the Kerch Strait was built illegally, and thus Russia is hindering the navigation of Ukrainian and international ships in the area.

 

. They will be canceled if Ukraine removes “restrictive measures” against Russian citizens. The sanctions lists of Ukraine include 1748 individuals and 756 legal entities from Russia.

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