Kiev prepares sanctions against Russian publishers

Киев готовит санкции против российских издательств

Under the sanctions, Ukraine will get 35 Russian publishers

Under the Ukrainian restrictive measures can get 192 publications 35 Russian publishers.

The Committee recommends to the Cabinet to impose sanctions to the Russian publishers, who publish and distribute the products the anti-Ukrainian contents. On Thursday, August 16, the press service of the Ministry.

It is noted that the results of three years monitoring was a list in which the 192 publications 35 Russian publishers.

“Sanctions will concern Russian publishers, in which the production of books anti-Ukrainian content occupies a prominent place and in a systematic manner. These publishers deliberately enter into contracts with the “creators” of the texts, which are aimed at inciting interethnic and religious hatred, promote violence and terrorist acts against Ukraine”, – said the first Deputy head of the state Committee Bogdan Chervak.

According to him, in case of adoption of this order, the Cabinet is expected to significantly reduce the import of printing products from Russia and the released market niches will open new opportunities for Ukrainian publishers and distributors.

The draft Executive order envisages to submit the question of the application of certain legal entities of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions) to the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine.

We will remind, last update of the list took place on 5 July, when in the “black list” of Russian publications has made four books, and their total number was 178 items. The most distinguished in the production and dissemination of anti-Ukrainian propaganda publications such as the Russian publishers Veche, Eksmo, tsentrpoligraf, the Algorithm and others.


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