The European Union in September will adopt an opinion on the extension of personal punishment regarding the "authorized individual" of the Russian Federation, if the situation in the Donbass will be similar as today, said at a press conference on Tuesday, Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Konstantin Eliseev.
"We agreed that if the situation will be the same as today, the EU is already in September, will report on the extension of the so-called personal sanctions relative to the individual representative of the Russian Federation who are involved in destabilizing the situation in the Donbass ", - said Elisha, speaking about results of visit of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Berlin.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The Ukrainian Authorities and the West blame Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
The EU and the US imposed penalties against certain individuals, organizations, and entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment.