"EU human rights sanctions now adopted. 11 people and 4 entities from China, Russia, Eritrea, North Korea, South Sudan and Libya," Jozwiak wrote.
The journalist added that the names of the citizens against whom the sanctions were applied will be published in the official EU journal later today.
Earlier, the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) imposed sanctions against former high-ranking officials and law enforcement officers. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov stated this during a briefing following the meeting of the National Defense Council.
Sanctions were imposed, in particular, against ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and ex-Prime Minister Mykola Azarov.