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Sanctions list against Ukraine can be extended or shortened, - Russia

The Russian government hopes Ukraine's leadership to change its strategy
15:19, 1 November 2018

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The sanctions list of Russia against Ukraine is not final and can be extended or shortened as the Russian government reported in VKontakte social media.

"It is important to understand that these measures are not the final ones. Like any list, it can be extended, shortened or lifted from the agenda. It depends on the further strategy and actions of the leadership of Ukraine," the message said.

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It is emphasized that "in any case, current measures will not concern the common citizens of Ukraine."

As we reported Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an order which imposes sanctions against a list of physical and legal entities of Ukraine

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In particular, sanctions were imposed against Ukraine’s Internal Minister Arsen Avakov, acting Health Minister Ulyana Suprun and Culture Minister Yevgen Nishchuk, 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.

President’s son Olexiy and Poroshenko’s Press Secretary Svyatoslav Tseholko were included on the list. Petro Poroshenko was not included in the sanctions list.

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