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Gov't approved propositions to the NSDC regarding personal sanctions as result of Russian aggression
12.09.2014 | 12:22
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

At its meeting on Thursday, September 11, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the proposals to the National Defense and Security Council with regard to the personal sanctions in connection with the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine in the military, economic, energy and information planes, illegal occupation of certain territory of Ukraine, promoting terrorist activities on the territory of Ukraine, violation of the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens, interests of the society and the state.

The Law of Ukraine On Sanctions comes in effect on September 12.

The proposition of the Government include the following:

- ban to enter the territory of Ukraine for the citizens of the Russian Federation and other states that have supported military aggression towards Ukraine, terrorism and occupation of a certain part of Ukraines territory;

- blocking of assets of juridical persons who have supported military aggression against Ukraine, terrorism and occupation of a certain part of Ukraines territory;

- ban to withdraw from Ukraine the funds for legal entities that are residents of the Russian Federation, being the state property, and juridical persons, the share capital of whom is owned by the Russian Federation, who have supported the military aggression against Ukraine, terrorism and occupation of Ukraines territory;

- termination of issuing permits, licences for the importation into Ukraine from the Russian Federation of Ukraines national currency banknotes;

- prohibition of public procurement of goods, works and services from legal entities - residents of the Russian Federation, being the state property, and those legal entities, whose share capital is the property of the Russian Federation, and other entities engaged in the sale of goods, works and services originating from the Russian Federation, except for the cases when it is impossible to replace such goods, works and services by others, as confirmed by the Ministry of Economic Development;

- ban to participate in privatization, concluding new contracts on lease of state property of Ukraine for the residents of the Russian Federation and persons who are either directly or indirectly controlled by residents of the Russian Federation or act on their behalf;

- introduction of additional measures in the areas of environmental, sanitary, phytosanitary and veterinary control of food products, light industry products, cosmetics and household chemicals originating from the Russian Federation;

- ban to hand over technologies, rights on objects of intellectual property to the residents of the Russian Federation and persons who are either directly or indirectly controlled by residents of the Russian Federation or act on their behalf.

By now Ukraine has banned the transit via the territory of Ukraine of weapons and machinery of the Russian production and export to the Russian Federation of military goods and dual purpose goods intended for the manufacture and repair of weapons and military equipment, in the interests of the armed forces and other military formations of the Russian Federation. The Government has suggested considering these provisions as a separate kind of sanctions.

The Government's propositions are submitted to the NSDC in order to take the final decision. It is enacted with the decree of the President of Ukraine.

 

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