Responsive trade embargo against Russia gains its force today on July 12. The relevant decree by the Cabinet of Ministers was published in Uryadovy Courier, national daily newspaper published by the executive branch of Ukraine.
Recall that on July 6 Ukrainian government extended a ban on Russian goods on the territory of Ukraine until December 31, 2017.
Cabinet of Ministers explained that the decision was taken to ensure national security of Ukraine and as a responsive measure for prolongation of trade bans by Russia towards Ukraine.
Ukrainian embargo is in force from January 10, 2016. It included meat, tea, coffee, confectionery, alcoholic beverages and cigarettes. Later Cabinet of Ministers extended the list of sanction goods on 70 tariff lines.