The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Wednesday that the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the second expanded regarding the imposition of penalties and sent him to the Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine.
Prime Minister of Ukraine at the meeting of the government on Wednesday reminded that expanded package of sanctions against Russia imposed by the U.S. government, began operating on Tuesday.
because of this, "the Cabinet decided to approve the new, expanded package of sanctions against Russia and sends it to the Council" - quoted Yatsenyuk UNIAN. Remember that enhanced the punishment, announced on July 30 the United States about the Residents and organizations of Russia and Ukraine, entered into force on 10 August. July 30, 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department said on the introduction of penalties regarding eleven physical and fifteen legal entities. Among the participants of the list, for example, Russian businessman Roman Rotenberg and son of former President of Ukraine Oleksandr Yanukovych. The list also included Izhevsk mechanical plant, the concern " Izhmash ", the number of trade ports in Crimea, "daughter" VEB and Rosneft. August 7, extended its sectoral sanctions against the Russian economy to Yuzhno-Kirinskoye gas field in the sea of Okhotsk. Punishment USA does not have a significant impact on the Russian economy, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.