Russia expands list of banned Ukrainian products

Source : 112 Ukraine

Medvedev stated on the new list but didn’t say what are the goods
14:19, 29 December 2018
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The government of the Russian Federation expanded the list of Ukrainian goods prohibited to import to that particular country. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reported on Twitter. 

He said that the relevant order is signed already, however, the list of goods wasn’t mentioned. 

Related: Ukraine introduces sanctions against Russian politicians and companies

‘Russia imposes a ban on the import of a number of Ukrainian goods. This is a response to sanctions restrictions on the part of Ukraine. I have issued the relevant decree,’ he said. 

As we reported earlier, on November 1, 2018, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev issued a decree, which introduces sanctions against 322 Ukrainian citizens and 68 companies. In particular, sanctions were imposed against Ukraine’s Internal Minister Arsen Avakov, acting Health Minister Ulyana Suprun and Culture Minister Yevgen Nyshchuk, Minister of Education Liliya Grynevych, Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan, Ecology Minister Ostap Semerak, Information Policy Minister Yuriy Stets, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak, Deputy Defence Minister for European integration Anatoliy Petrenko and Vice Prime Minister for European, and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.  

Related: Ukraine imposes sanctions against archaeologists for illegal excavations in Crimea

President’s son Oleksiy and Poroshenko’s Press Secretary Svyatoslav Tseholko were included on the list; however, the president's name is not there.  

Earlier, President Petro Poroshenko introduced the early-adopted decision of the National Security and Defense Council on personal sanctions against the number of legal entities and individuals connected with the Russian aggression in Ukraine. The order was signed on May 14, 2018, and published on the website on the Presidential Administration on May 18.

Related: Russia names Ukrainian companies, individuals included to expanded sanctions list

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