Over 200 politicians and bureaucrats from the EU and the USA are included in the lists of foreign Residents, which has the ability to be denied entry into the Russian Federation, wrote in Thursday's print edition citing sources.
"The list of foreign Residents who are able to obtain a waiver to enter the Russian Federation, on the number of mirrors similar to the black list of the EU and NATO. The first place by the number of such Residents occupy USA - more than 60 people, " said the source close to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
list of Deputy assistant to the U.S. President for public safety Caroline Atkinson, U.S. President Daniel Pfeiffer Kind and Benjamin, the leader of the majority in the U.S. Congress, Harry Reid, speaker of the house of commissioners of Congress John Boehner, leader of the Senate Department for international relations Robert Menendez, senators Mary Landry, John Sidney McCain. A list of nine officials and members of Congress, which closes the entrance to the Russian Federation on the basis of reciprocity in connection With U.S. sanctions on Ukraine and the Crimea, was released in March of last year.
the limits are touched and 13 canadian politicians, among them the Advisor to the Prime Minister on foreign and defense policy Christine Hogan, chief of staff of the Prime Minister Wayne Wouters, Deputy chief of staff to Prime Minister Jean-fran?ois Tremblay, speaker of the house of Commons Andrew Scheer.
in other countries, the number of Residents who will not be able to get in Russia, Usually ranges from 10 to 20 people, for example, included fifteen Residents of Hungary. Most of the list is closed. In this magazine, pointing to an unnamed high position of the interlocutor, also indicates that the lists have the ability to be expanded." If they continue to act in the sanctions, we put in the course of fresh black lists prepared by the diplomatic mission, " Izvestia quoted the source as saying.
The European Union in March introduced the first individual penalties against persons whom he considers responsible for undermining the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. Since then he got hit with Authorized Russian authorities and businessmen, and heads of the militia in the East of Ukraine. Russia in response to punishment EU amounted to "stop list" of EU citizens, who are denied entry to Russia but he was not released.
first Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexei Meshkov said that EU citizens have the opportunity to test whether they are in the "black list" of the Russian Federation, at any Russian Consulate abroad. According to Meshkov, " the defendants in this list are there for real acts ". In the capital of Russia declared that officially unveil the List is not expected. The Russian side also indicated that they are not committed to the exchange of " black lists ", and the actions of the West in this direction only cause regret.
Western countries From March 2014 has repeatedly imposed sentences because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when was expanded US sanction List.
A list of Russian citizens and organizations that have come under penalties - in the material of the Fin news