The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine introduced sanctions against six individuals and 24 legal entities who built the Crimean bridge Restrictions are imposed against six individuals and 24 legal entities. Earlier, Ukraine has repeatedly opposed the construction of the Crimean Bridge
The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine introduced sanctions against individuals and legal entities who participated in the construction of the Crimean bridge.
The NSDC said that the “ list of individuals and legal entities, in respect of which personal special economic and other restrictive measures '' have been applied, has been expanded. The sanctions are imposed on six people and 24 legal entities “ involved in the illegal construction and operation of the railway section of the transport crossing through the Kerch Strait. ''
Restrictions proposed to introduce the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The list of sanctions is not provided in the NSDC statement. At the briefing, the Secretary of the Security Council Aleksey Danilov specified that it contains not only Russian, but also foreign companies, UNIAN reports. Now the decision should be put into effect by the President of the country, Volodymyr Zelensky.
The sanctions list also includes 18 people “ involved in making unjust court decisions on the alienation of property of the Crimean Diocese of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine '', and 52 individuals holding leading positions in the administration of the Republic of Crimea, as they “ cause significant damage to national interests and security of the Ukrainian people. '' It began to be built in 2016, finished & mdash; in 2019. It consists of two parallel bridges & mdash; road and rail.
Ukraine has repeatedly opposed the construction of the bridge. Sanctions against individuals and legal entities involved in the construction of the bridge were introduced by the European Union, which believes that it is aimed at “ further isolating the peninsula from Ukraine.
Crimea joined Russia following a referendum in 2014. Western countries and Ukraine did not recognize the voting results and announced the temporary occupation of the peninsula. Moscow has repeatedly called the issue of Crimea's ownership closed.
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