The Decree of the President of Ukraine on application of sanctions against the Russian Federation came into force on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. The corresponding document was published in ‘Uriadovy Kurier" government newspaper.

“It is hereby ordered and decreed that the Resolution ‘On using special personal economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)’adopted by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on September 2, 2015 be put into effect,” reads the document.

The presidential Decree of September 16, 2015 has put into effect the Resolution of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDCU) of September 2, 2015 on sanctions against more than 90 legal entities and 400 natural persons from Russia and other countries subject to sanctions. The Decree comes into effect since the date of its publication. The Secretary of NSDCU is to monitor the implementation of the Resolution. As reported earlier, the sanctions were imposed for one year.