30 Oct 2018 22:21

Work on directive on Russian sanctions against Ukraine almost finished; measures to concern 360 cos, over 50 individuals - source in Russian govt

MOSCOW. Oct 30 (Interfax) - The Russian government is about to finish working on a directive on economic measures to be taken in response to sanctions introduced by Ukraine, a source in Russia's Cabinet of Ministers told Interfax.

These measures will affect approximately 360 companies and more than 50 individuals, including some interesting figures, the source said.

"The document will promptly be submitted to the Russian prime minister for signing and published following the signature," the source said.

Regarding the names of Ukrainian citizens on the list, the source promised that "there will be many interesting discoveries for Ukrainian citizens there."

Ukrainian citizens "will see that some of their leaders and their entourage, ones with radical views, particularly on the relations between the two countries and nations, are willing to make money from the same relations," the source said.