Parliament approved sanctions against 351 Russian officials
The Verkhovna Rada supported imposing of sanctions on Russian officials and recommended to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to impose sanctions on the list of persons provided. This decision was approved by the parliament on February 23.
The list of persons subject to sanctions includes 351 Russian officials.
"These persons are directly related to lobbying of the interests of the aggressor state of the Russian Federation on the Ukraine’s soil, including the occupation of part of the territory of Ukraine," – as to the explanatory note to the draft resolution.
Sanctions are imposed for 10 years and include:
-blocking of assets - temporary restriction of a person's right to use and dispose of property belonging to him;
-restrictions on trade operations;
-restriction, partial or complete cessation of transit of resources, flights and transportation through the territory of Ukraine;
-prevention of capital outflows outside Ukraine;
-suspension of economic and financial obligations;
-revocation or suspension of licenses and other permits, obtaining (availability) of which are a condition for conducting a certain type of activity, in particular revocation or suspension of special permits for subsoil use;
-prohibition of participation in privatization, lease of state property by residents of a foreign state and persons who are directly or indirectly controlled by residents of a foreign state or act in their interests;
-ban on the use of radio frequency resources of Ukraine;
-restriction or termination of the provision of electronic communications services and the use of electronic communications networks;
-complete or partial prohibition of transactions in securities, the issuers of which are persons to whom sanctions have been applied in accordance with this Law;
-termination of issuing permits, licenses for import to Ukraine from a foreign state or export from Ukraine of currency values and restriction of issuing cash on payment cards issued by residents of a foreign state;
-termination of trade agreements, joint projects and industrial programs in certain areas, including security and defense;
-ban on the transfer of technology, rights to intellectual property rights;
-termination of cultural exchanges, scientific cooperation, educational and sports contacts, entertainment programs with foreign countries and foreign legal entities;
-refusal to issue and cancel visas to residents of foreign countries, the application of other bans on entry into Ukraine;
-cancellation of official visits, meetings, negotiations on the conclusion of contracts or agreements;
-deprivation of state awards of Ukraine, other forms of celebration;
-ban on the acquisition of land.
It will be recalled that on February 21, Russian president Vladimir Putin recognized the DPR and LPR independent.
351 MPs of Russian Duma voted for the appeal to Putin for recognition of "independence" of "L / DPR".
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