The National Security and Defense Council imposes personal sanctions against MP Andriy Derkach. This was stated by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov during a briefing.
"Today, by the decision of the National Security and Defense Council, sanctions have been introduced against the MP Derkach," Danilov said.
In addition, according to Danilov, sanctions were imposed on "a certain circle of persons" who were under US sanctions.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories has prepared another package of sanctions against citizens who persecute the Orthodox Church of Ukraine in occupied Crimea.
"Since 2014, the occupants have been forcibly ousting the Ukrainian church from the temporarily occupied Crimean peninsula: misappropriation of property of the Crimean community of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, violence, systematic ban on prayer services. Now the Ministry of Reintegration has prepared a sanctions package against citizens who obstruct the activities of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, it is expected that its adoption by the Cabinet of Ministers will take place in the coming days," Yaremenko said.