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 Ukraine Considers Russian Gas Transit Ban - Yatsenyuk


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

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

Answeringjournalists' question of whether the list of sanctions againstRussia contains ban on the transit of natural gas, Yatsenyuk said:"I was talking about all of the instruments enlisted in the lawincluding the possibility of stopping all kinds of transit eitherair travels and resources transit."

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Yatsenyuknoted that the specific sanctions in the case of adoption of thebill will be introduced by a decision of the NSDC.

Earlier,theCabinet has prepared a list of 172 individuals, citizens of Russiaand other countries, and 65 legal entities against which sanctionswill be imposed. "The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine providedto the National Security and Defense Council for consideration thenames of 172 individuals - citizens of the Russian Federation andcitizens of other states, who sponsor terrorism, supported theannexation of Crimea and encroach on the territorial integrity andindependence of Ukraine. The list of 65 entities, mostly of Russianproperty that support and finance terrorism and are directlyrelated to the committing of crimes on the territory of Ukraine wasalso passed for the imposing of sanctions," the Prime Ministersaid.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n297218