Limits on entry into the Russian Federation for the authorized parts of the EU were introduced only in response to the actions of the European Union, said on the first day of the weekend-a high-ranking source in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"the response to the demands of European countries to explain why these individuals were included in the list of those denied entry to the Russian Federation, is simple - this was done in response to the sanctions campaign being waged by Russia regarding certain EU countries led by Germany," he explained data about the fact that certain European capitals wanted to get from the capital of Russia explanations on the issue of the composition of block list.
The document submitted before the Russian foreign office to the EU delegation in the Russian capital, has 89 names, and among them, about 20 current and 10 former members of the European Parliament, current and former heads of the intelligence services of Britain and the countries of the Baltic sea, a number of British, German, Polish and Estonian military of Directors, and the Deputy head of the Romanian state company " Transgaz ".
the list includes Authorized 17 out of 27 EU countries. The fifth part of the list are Authorized Poland (18 names), followed by Britain (9), Sweden, Estonia (8), Germany, Lithuania (7), Latvia and Romania (5). In the list of commissioners of Austria, Hungary, Ireland, Cyprus, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Luxembourg and Malta.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when expanded sanctions List of the USA.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news