Russia expanded sanctions against Ukraine. List includes goods and individuals

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Марина ПищулинаQHA media
17 December 2019, 17:45
Марина ПищулинаQHA media
17 December 2019, 17:45

Today, December 17, the Russian government decided to expand the list of Ukrainian goods that cannot be imported into Russia, and also imposed personal sanctions against nine citizens of Ukraine.

This follows from statementon the official portal of legal information of the Russian Federation.

The number of goods prohibited for import included:

• heating pads;
• medical tubes and ducts;
• harnesses;
• corn starch;
• glucose;
• fructose;
• boilers and central heating radiators.

The Kremlin also decided to ban the import of paper waste from Russia into Ukrainian territory.

Moreover, according to the document, nine more people were included in the sanctions list, however, two Ukrainians were excluded from the list. Thus, the list now includes about 570 people.

In particular, the list includes: Volodymyr Bosenko, Oleh Bryndak, Oleksandr Ivanitsky, Oleksandr Ivanov, Andriy Ivanov, Valery Migalatiev, Dmytro Tantsyura, Oleksandr Sheremet and Yuri Schumakher.

According to the website of the Russian portal of legal information, the updated list has already been signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Since 2016, Russia decided to abolish the regime of a free trade area in relation to Ukraine and refuse to import Ukrainian goods, starting from January 1 it began to levy duties on Ukrainian goods. Ukraine in response from January 10 introduced mirror trade sanctions against the Russian Federation (applied import duties and embargoes - Ed.). In particular, the import of food products (dairy products, tea, coffee, beer, vodka products, certain industrial products and hygiene products), as well as railway equipment (locomotives, trains, wagons and turnouts) is limited.