In Brussels took note of the extension of Washington's sanctions list is relatively capital of Russia, said the European Commission spokeswoman maja Kocijancic, Recalling that the sanctions approach of the US and EU coordinated.
"We have taken note of the message that was made by the U.S. Treasury concerning restrictive action on a number of physical and legal entities in Ukraine and Russia. This was done last night, most of these individuals and organisations have been included in the list of restrictive measures of the European Union, which reflects the good coordination of our political approach, "she said, reports RIA" Novosti ". On Thursday, 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. In Rosneft regarded the punishment of the USA as revenge for valaisiana Russia by Boeing. The US explained the extension blacklist organizations attempts to circumvent punishment.