MOSCOW (QHA) -

Russia imposed sanctions on 332 citizens of Ukraine and 68 companies.

The corresponding decree is published on the website of the Russian government.

The sanctions entered into force on October 22. The document was signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
 
According to the resolution, the sanctions provide for the blocking of non-cash funds, non-documentary securities and property, as well as a ban on the withdrawal of capital from Russia.

Russian restrictions "are aimed at countering unfriendly actions against Russian citizens and legal entities on the part of Ukraine, at lifting restrictions imposed earlier by the Ukrainian side on these persons, and normalizing bilateral relations."

Thus, the list of individuals includes Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, Oleksandr Turchinov, Head of the National Security and Defense Council, Yulia Tymoshenko, leader of the Batkivshchyna party, MP from PPB Oleksiy Poroshenko, Head of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy, Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, and Head of the Ministry of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan.

The sanctions list also includes the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev and the Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov.

Russia also introduced restrictions against the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Boris Babin, Deputy Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine to the ARC Izet Gdanov, First Deputy Minister for the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Yusuf Kurkchi, ARC Prosecutor Gunduz Mamedov.

Among the companies subject to sanctions are AvtoKrAZ, Credit Dnepr Bank, Dniprozot, Myronivsky Hliboproduct, Kernel.

October 22, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree that provides for the introduction of "special economic measures" against Ukraine in connection with "unfriendly actions against individuals and legal entities of Russia."

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