Elizabeth Isakov. The Swiss Confederation on the last working day of the week updated its law on prevention of the use of its territory to bypass sanctions imposed by the EU for Russia because of the situation in Ukraine, according to a published message of the Federal Council of Switzerland.
in the document, for example, says that Switzerland in addition to the sanctions of the EU on 27 August 2014 regarding Russia also introduces the limits adopted in the beginning of winter last year, in relation to the prohibition of trading with the Crimea and Sevastopol.
"All foreign investments in the Crimea and Sevastopol are Now prohibited. The ban relates to the field of investment and tourism, as well as several other industries. Existing before the Ban on the export of certain products in the Crimea and Sevastopol was extended by new items ", - stated in the text.
The Federal Council has supplemented his words the sanctions in the law a list of 28 people and plants that fall above under penalty of the EU, with which it is prohibited to have trade relations Swiss entrepreneurs. Everyone who already does this interaction is ordered without delay about it to inform the relevant authorities.
"The Federal Council continues to closely monitor the situation in Ukraine and reserves the right to impose additional (restrictive) measures ", - stated in the document.
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices was the list of individual penalties against persons, which the EU considers responsible for the destabilization of the situation in Ukraine, released in February.