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 Poroshenko: Sanctions imposed against more than 400 individuals and 90 entities

President approved NSDC decision on sanctions against individuals related to the annexation of Crimea and aggression in Donbas.

The president signed Decree "On the Decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of September 2, 2015 "On Imposition of Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures (Sanctions)", Censor.NET reports citing presidential press office.

Under the decision, sanctions will be imposed for one year.

Read more: Poroshenko urges to extend and broaden sanctions for irresponsible decision to hold illegal elections in Donbas

Earlier, at the meeting with members of the Political and Security Committee of the EU, the president urged to prolong and expand sanctions in response to the decision of leaders of the so-called "DPR" and "LPR" to hold illegal elections on Oct. 18 and Nov. 1. According to Petro Poroshenko, these fake elections will pose a great threat to the Minsk agreements.

The president informed that these restrictive measures will be imposed against more than 400 individuals and 90 entities of Russia and other countries related to the annexation of Crimea and aggression in Donbas.

Read more: NSDC sanctions against Russia to affect 400 individuals and more than 100 legal entities, - Foreign Ministry
 
 
 
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