National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine imposed sanctions on legal entities and individuals involved in Russian aggression against Ukraine
On May 2, 2018, a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine was held to consider the issue of introducing personal economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions) against legal entities and individuals involved in Russian aggression against Ukraine and relevant decisions of the governments of the USA and EU countries were applied to them.
The sanctions are imposed on the initiative of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, the National Bank of Ukraine for three years or indefinitely to individuals and legal entities which are involved in Russian aggression against Ukraine, preparing and conducting illegal voting in the occupied Crimea within the framework of the presidential elections, representatives of the Russian occupation administration in Crimea, militants of Russian armed groups in the occupied territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, etc.
Also, sanctions were imposed on persons who are involved in information and cyber attacks against our country, in unlawful actions against Ukrainian citizens which are illegally detained in Russia, on members of the State Duma and members of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, etc. In addition, the sanctions applied in previous years were extended.
The NSDC of Ukraine also approved the proposals to stop the participation of Ukrainian representatives in the activities of the CIS bodies and commissioned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine to take measures in the established procedure regarding the termination of certain interstate agreements.