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 Ukraine Considers Russian Gas Transit Ban - Yatsenyuk

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Ukraine may prohibit the transit of Russian gas through its territory.

Prime Minister Yatsenyuk said this at the briefing today, august 8, Censor.NET informs citing LigaBusinessInform.

Answering journalists' question of whether the list of sanctions against Russia contains ban on the transit of natural gas, Yatsenyuk said: "I was talking about all of the instruments enlisted in the law including the possibility of stopping all kinds of transit either air travels and resources transit."

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Yatsenyuk noted that the specific sanctions in the case of adoption of the bill will be introduced by a decision of the NSDC.

Earlier,the Cabinet has prepared a list of 172 individuals, citizens of Russia and other countries, and 65 legal entities against which sanctions will be imposed. "The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine provided to the National Security and Defense Council for consideration the names of 172 individuals - citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of other states, who sponsor terrorism, supported the annexation of Crimea and encroach on the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine. The list of 65 entities, mostly of Russian property that support and finance terrorism and are directly related to the committing of crimes on the territory of Ukraine was also passed for the imposing of sanctions," the Prime Minister said.

 
 
 
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