Amendments in the Law " On licensing certain types of economic activity ", which entered into force on June 28, provide the Ukrainian authorities considerable freedom in the matter of deprivation of foreign organizations licenses to work within the country.
Submitted to the Ukrainian Law On licensing certain types of economic activity allow the authorities to revoke the licenses of organizations, for example, on the basis of the " act On documentary evidence establishing the fact of observation (decisive influence) over the activities of the licensee entities of other countries that have carried out armed aggression against Ukraine, and (or) actions which create rules for the occurrence of military conflict, the use of military force against Ukraine."
"There are only 3 sectors where Russian supervision is not considered a basis for revocation: this banking, TV and broadcasting, the production and trafficking of alcohol, alcohol and tobacco products. Therefore, all the remaining activities in Ukraine are closed for organizations, controlled by, or is under the decisive influence of the " Russian citizens or legal entities ", - informs news Agency referring to " Vedomosti ". The law in new formulation may, for example, relate to similar work in Ukraine Russian organizations, as mobile operators Vimpelcom and most MTS (the relationship of this organization with the Russian shareholder of the more obvious)." clarification in the Law have the opportunity to touch and organizations from other industries - insurance, pharmaceutical, energy, " writes the print edition. Not so long ago the head of the Council on insurance of the Ukrainian society of financial analysts Vyacheslav Chernyakhovsky announced that before the end of July, the Russian owners of Ukrainian insurance organizations are obliged to quit their composition. Remember, in February, Ukraine has imposed penalties against 160 Russian companies." Was the question about the cancellation or stopping of licenses and other permits that stop a particular activity. Would like to report the following: At a given time in relation to 160 business entities of the Russian Federation are subject to such punishment ", - said the Minister of economic development and trade aivaras abromavicius. Remember also, on 22 June, the EU Council formally extended punishment against Russia for another six months, until 31 January 2016. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said that Moscow is disappointed by the decision of Brussels On the extension of economic sanctions against Russia, noting that the EU is deliberately ignoring the fact that the extension of restrictive measures will result in the loss of jobs to hundreds of thousands of Europeans. The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov called the extension of EU sanctions against Russia unjustified and illegal, and the speaker of the State Duma of Russia Sergei Naryshkin – the failures of the decision, the resolution of the UN security Council. Later, the Manager Vladimir Putin signed a decree On the extension of protective measures ranging from 6 August 2015, and the government of the Russian Federation issued a decree On the renewal of countermeasures relative to States that had supported the punishment.