Date: 7 days ago   Category: Economy

The USA announced new sanctions against the Russian Federation because of the Crimea and Donbass — Rambler News Service


The special representative of the USA to Ukraine Curt Volcker has said that today the American Ministry of Finance will impose sanctions against three natural persons and nine legal persons because of annexation of the Crimea and a situation in Donbass, RIA Novosti reports. "It is remarkable that it is the first step in the form of sanctions which exclusively recognizes, it is based on understanding that Russia upon controls Donbass in the east of Ukraine" — Volcker has said. He has noted that sanctions will be imposed for support of attempts of Russia to integrate the Crimea through private investment and privatization projects. Volcker has added that restrictions also enter for allegedly participation in serious violations of human rights. In the middle of October Volcker during the performance at a conference in the Atlantic council, has said that the USA plans to impose sanctions against Russia because of a situation in Ukraine "everyone one or two months of month". At the same time later the Assistant to the President of the USA on national security John Bolton during the press conference in Baku has said that Washington doesn't consider a question of introduction of new anti-Russian sanctions yet.

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