Monday, 31 October in Ukraine came into force advanced personal sanctions against Russian citizens and companies, reports TASS with reference to the Verkhovna Rada by the decree of the President of Petro Poroshenko. In the sanctions list included 335 167 physical and legal entities.
To complete the list of natural persons were the Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, Elena Mizulina, Leonid Slutsky and other officials. In addition, in the list were entrepreneurs Yury Kovalchuk, Gennady Timchenko and Alexei Mordashov.
The number of sanctioned legal entities were Rosoboronexport, rostec, Izhmash, KAMAZ, RUSAL, the airline “ALROSA” and “UTair”, a number of banking and credit institutions, and national research centre “Kurchatov Institute”.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on October 17, extended year and expanded sanctions against the Russians. On the website of the Council of national security and defense Council (NSDC) it was noted that Poroshenko also instructed to prepare a decision on additional sanctions concerning deputies of the state Duma, took part in the elections to the state Duma in Crimea.
About the planned new sanctions, the Ukrainian leader announced in September. He said that the place in the black list prepared for all involved “the violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine”. The national security Council on the same day announced the introduction of sanctions against Russian law enforcement officers and judges, “responsible for the illegal persecution of citizens of Ukraine”, in particular Sentsov, Kolchenko and other.
Recall that the anti-Russian sanctions, the ban on entry into the country before the arrest of the property Kiev introduced in September 2015. In the sanctions list included 388 people, and 105 companies.