Head of the state Duma on CIS Affairs Leonid Slutsky outraged by advertising with the use of the names of the parliamentarians and officials from the Russian sanctions list, published in the Asian edition of the newspaper the wall Street Journal.
On Tuesday, June 3, in the Asian version of the newspaper the wall Street Journal published an advertisement services organization Dow Jones (the owner of the newspaper) in English, occupying about one-quarter of the last column. On the background of the list of Russian politicians, among them Sergei Naryshkin, Alexei Pushkov, Leonid Slutsky, Elena Mizulina, Sergei Mironov, Valentina Matvienko, Vyacheslav Volodin, Vladislav Surkov and Igor Sechin hosted advertising services on minimization of the risks facing the staff of the organizations, which seem to be have the opportunity to belong fell under penalty of Russians.
" angry, of course, illiteracy and commercialism large Western businessmen who try to benefit from the tragic events in Ukraine, " said Slutsk correspondents.
The MP said that " overseas creative advertisers was not even trouble to ask the norms of Russian law, which prohibits officials, deputies and senators, whose names are listed in the layout, do business and to own companies."
" it is sad that the defamation Russia becomes a kind of trend, the challenge is even with the geopolitical level to level the interests of any business organization, even one as big as Dow Jones, " said the MP.
The U.S. and EU imposed a punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations after joining in March of the Crimea to Russia. On penalties against the whole branches of economy of Russia the West until not solved, though, announced the possibility of strengthening the punishment.
USA on March 17 decided to impose punishment is relatively high position of Russian politicians and Ministers of foreign Affairs of the EU countries have agreed on the introduction of penalties on the Russian and Ukrainian officials, which they consider to be guilty of " undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine ". Then in the American list of nearly 20 Russian bureaucrats, businessmen and parliamentarians. Was enlarged and the sanctions list of the EU.
the authorities of the USA has included in the list of co-owner of the Rossiya Bank of Yuri Kovalchuk, the head of Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin, businessmen Boris and Arkady Rotenberg and Gennady Timchenko. In addition, penalties were imposed on the Bank " Russia ".
on April 28, the U.S. included in the sanctions list 7 officials of the Russian Federation and 17 organizations, and the European Union has expanded its list of fifteen people. In the end, in the sanctions lists appear more than 40 Russian politicians and businessmen, as well as among them from the Crimea. Full list of Russian Citizens and organizations that fall under punishment, -