Russia expanded sanctions against Ukraine

Россия расширила санкции против Украины

Russia responded to the West of their sanctions

Sanctions will be in effect until the end of 2018.

Russia has imposed sanctions against Ukraine, EU, USA, Canada and other countries. The corresponding decree of the Russian government published on its website.

In particular, talking about banning on the importation of products, live pigs and offal.

“In the list of agricultural products, raw materials and food products prohibited for importation into Russia, included live pigs and certain types of edible offal and fats of farm animals. Restrictions on the import of goods will not affect the internal needs of Russia”, – stated in the decree.

Thus, Russia has completed the list of counter-sanctions imposed in 2014. New sanctions introduced by Russia are valid until the end of 2018.

We will remind, the administration of U.S. President Donald trump gave the Congress a list of organizations associated with Russia, in respect of which the possibility of applying new sanctions.

The Kremlin has expressed concern publications about the new U.S. sanctions.