Russia Expands List of Sanctioned Ukrainian Companies

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree expanding the list of Ukrainian companies that have economic sanctions imposed on them in connection with unfriendly actions of Ukraine. The document was published on the official portal of legal information on Friday, TASS reported.

The document introduces amendments to Appendix No. 2 to the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of November 1, 2018 No. 1300 on Measures to implement the decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 592 of October 22, 2018.

In the original version of the document, the list of legal entities subject to special economic measures consisted of 68 companies. Later it was expanded to 75 entities.

Now the list comprises 84 companies that have economic sanctions on them.

The new list includes nine more companies, in particular – Donmar LLC, Kranship LLC, Transship LLC and Poltava Auto Unit Plant PJSC.

On October 22, 2018, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on application of special economic measures in response to Ukraine’s unfriendly actions against Russian citizens and companies. Putin instructed the government to draft a list of Ukrainian firms and individuals to be targeted for economic sanctions.