Russia expands sanctions against Ukraine

Russia expands sanctions against Ukraine

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree with an expanded list of Ukrainian individuals and legal entities under sanctions.

"The list of individuals and legal entities of Ukraine, which will be subject to special restrictive measures, has been expanded. I have signed a decree to protect the interests of the Russian state, companies and citizens of Russia," Medvedev posted on Twitter.

As reported, on November 1, 2018, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree introducing "special economic measures" against 322 citizens and 68 companies from Ukraine.

The decree introduced special economic measures in relation to Ukrainian individuals and legal entities, namely blocking (freezing) of non-cash funds, non-documentary securities and property on the territory of Russia and the prohibition on transferring funds outside of Russia.

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