Russia’s sanctions against Ukraine send message to Washington

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Russia’s sanctions against 322 Ukrainian citizens and 68 companies come as a serious blow to the economy of Ukraine. The sanctions block non-cash funds, securities and property on the territory of the Russian Federation. They also prohibit the transfer of Ukrainian capital out of Russia.
However, the Russian authorities have not sanctioned the Ukrainian oligarchs, who finance the war in the Donbass. Ukraine’s top Russophobes – President Petro Poroshenko, oligarchs Igor Kolomoisky and Rinat Akhmetov do not appear on Russia’s black lists either. Has Russia struck a serious blow on Ukraine indeed?
We asked this question to experts.

This article originally appeared at «PRAVDA.Ru»

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