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Trump signs decree on increasing sanction pressure on Russia

The reason is the continuing Russian aggression in Ukraine
20:37, 20 September 2018

CNN

U.S. leader Donald Trump put his signature on the decree about the increased sanctions pressure against Russia - for the ongoing aggression in Ukraine. The White House's press service reported that on Thursday evening.

The document enhances the sanction mode, yet it does not impose any additional limitations.

The decree envisages blocking the property and assets. as wel as the ban on any financial operations with the individuals that are close to the Russian government.  

Previously, Ukrainian president Poroshenko held the annual speech at the Parliament, where he stressed that there's a risk of easing of anti-Russian sanctions. The Head of the State said it during the annual speech in the Parliament. According to him, Ukraine did everything to prevent such scenario. 'It’s essential that the sanctions against Moscow are now connected not only with Ukraine. It means that we clearly understand that Russia is not just our problem, that it’s a threat to the whole civilized world. We will gradually counterwork the attempts to weaken sanction regime against Russia. Kremlin’s tactical task is to lift the sanctions in January next year as allegedly Ukraine did not fulfil Minsk Agreements; I think that we have to destroy this scenario. We won’t the lifting happen. But, know that there is a risk of easing,' the President said.

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