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Politics 2019-05-15T04:26:29+03:00
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Russia Imposes Sanctions Against Parubiy, Avakov, Turchynov, Tymoshenko And Poroshenko's Son

Russia Imposes Sanctions Against Parubiy, Avakov, Turchynov, Tymoshenko And Poroshenko's Son

The Russian Federation has imposed sanctions against Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy; Interior Affairs Minister Arsen Avakov; Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov; Chairperson of the Batkivschyna All-Ukrainian Association party Yuliya Tymoshenko; and Oleksii Poroshenko, son of President Petro Poroshenko / member of the Ukrainian Parliament of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction.

Respective Executive Order of the Russian Government 1300 dated November 1, 2018 was posted on its official website, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

Besides, the sanctions are imposed against 12 incumbent ministers: Avakov; Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak; Education and Science Minister of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych; Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yevhen Nyschuk; Minister of Information Policy Yurii Stets; Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze; Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons Vadym Chernysh; Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Culture of Ukraine Viacheslav Kyrylenko; Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelian; Environment and Natural Resources Minister of Ukraine Ostap Semerak; Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Taras Kutovyi; and Acting Health Minister of Ukraine Uliyana Suprun.

Besides, Russia imposed sanctions against former prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

At the same time, President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and Foreign Affairs Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin are not subjected to any sanctions.

The sanctions are also imposed against Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Sviatoslav Tseholko, Presidential Administration Head Ihor Rainin and his deputies Vitalii Kovalchuk, Kostiantyn Yeliseev, Valerii Kondratiuk, Oleksii Filatov and dismissed Dmytro Shymkiv.

Besides, the sanctions touch Parubiy's deputies Iryna Heraschenko and Oksana Syroyid as well as chairpersons of the most of the parliamentary factions and groups: Chairperson of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction Artur Herasymov; Chairperson of the People's Front faction at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Maksym Burbak, chairperson of the Samopomich Association faction Oleh Bereziuk, Chairperson of the Radical Party faction at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oleh Liashko, and chairperson of People's Will parliamentary group Yaroslav Moskalenko.

Besides, Russia imposed sanctions against Turchynov's deputies: Oleh Hladkovskyi and Mykhailo Koval; Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko, General Staff Head Viktor Muzhenko, and Chairperson of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak.

The sanction list also includes Board Chairperson of Naftogaz of Ukraine Andrii Kobolev, a number of Constitutional Court judges, chairperson of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance Volodymyr Viatrovych and Ukraine's Ambassador to the United States Valerii Chalyi.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the Russian Federation has imposed sanctions against 322 individuals and 68 legal entities from Ukraine.

The sanctions envision freezing of non-cash funds, uncertified securities, and property in the territory of Russia and a ban on transfer of funds abroad from Russia.

The Russian Federation has imposed sanctions against Kharkiv Tractor Plant, Zhovti Vody-based Eastern ore mining and enrichment plant (GOK; Dnipropetrovsk region) and Galnaftogaz concern (controls the network of OKKO filling stations).

Besides, the sanctions are imposed against Kremenchuk-based AvtoKrAZ holding company (Poltava region), a producer of heavy trucks; Zaporizhia-based Kremnypolymer state-run enterprise; KrAZ foreign trade company; Geo Alliance concern, Development Construction Holding limited liability company, Smoly state-run enterprise (Dnipropetrovsk region); and the Sumykhimprom public joint-stock company.

The Russian Federation has imposed sanctions against Kyiv-based INGO Ukraine insurance private joint-stock company and Kyiv-based Bank Credit Dnepr public joint-stock company.

The Russian Federation has imposed sanctions against one of the largest poultry meat producers Kyiv-based Mironivsky Hliboproduct, Ukrspyrt state spirit and alcoholic beverages industry concern, State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU), one of Ukraine's largest agricultural enterprises Mykolayiv-based Nibulon, and one of the largest Ukrainian oil-bearing crop market operators Kernel Holding.

The Russian Federation has imposed sanctions against a number of Ukrainian mining and smelting enterprises.

In particular, the sanctions are imposed against United Mining and Chemical Company, Kryvyi Rih Iron Ore Factory (Dnipropetrovsk region), Pokrovskyi GOK and Marhanets GOK (both based in Dnipropetrovsk region), Ferrexpo plc (United Kingdom), which controls Komsomolsk-based Poltava Mining and Horishni Plavni-based Yeristovo Mining (both Poltava Region), EastOne international investment and consulting group (controls Interpipe holding), and Toledo Mining (the United Kingdom) owned by businessman Kostiantyn Zhevaho.


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