Switzerland extends sanctions list in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine

Switzerland has enlarged a list of individuals subject to international sanctions connected with Russia's actions against Ukraine's territorial integrity, adding six persons.

In particular, six persons, who had been recently elected to Russia’s Duma in Crimea and Sevastopol, were added to the list, reads a report posted on the website of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.

“On 17 November 2016 the Federal Department of Economic Affairs EAER modified the list of persons annexed to the ordinance on measures to prevent the circumvention of international sanctions connected with the situation in Ukraine,” reads a report.

The measures came into effect from the moment of document’s publication.


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