The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin is going to “punish” the incident in Salisbury with the introduction of new sanctions
This is reported by American media.
“The white house received a long-awaited package of new sanctions against Russia designed to punish the Kremlin for the attack on the former Russian spy in Britain in 2018. According to people familiar with this issue, American officials in the state Department and the Treasury checked and sanctions pending the approval of the White house to issue”, – stated in the message.
Note that on the background of rumors spread, the ruble has already begun to fall on the stock exchange on Friday it was trading 1.2% lower.
“The Department carefully considers what sanctions to choose from a complete list of possible measures and what impact these sanctions will have on the national security interests of the United States,” – said the state Department official Charles Faulkner.
As previously reported, the EU formally imposed new sanctions against Russian citizens in response to aggression near the Kerch Strait. It is noted that official Brussels has announced the introduction of new restrictive measures today, March 15.
In particular, the EU announced the freezing of accounts and a ban on issuing visas of eight Russian officials involved in the seizure of Ukrainian sailors near the Kerch Strait.
The names of these citizens of the Russian Federation was inscribed on the list of individuals and companies involved in the violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, which simultaneously extended for another six months.
Thus, the main EU sanctions list for violating the territorial integrity of Ukraine now consists of 171 people and 44 companies.
As noted, only one in eight Russians do not occupy a high position. The most influential figures of the head occupied by the “border Department of the FSB in the Crimea and Sevastopol” rear Admiral Sergei Stankevich, Deputy Andrew Shein and commander of the southern military district Alexander Dvornikov.