Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree expanding the list of Ukrainian companies that are subject to economic sanctions. The document was published on Friday on the official portal of legal information of the Russian Federation.
The document introduces amendments to Appendix No. 2 to the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of November 1, 2018 No. 1300 "On measures to implement the Presidential Decree No. 592 of October 22, 2018 ".
In the initial version of the document, the list of legal entities in respect of which special economic measures were introduced consisted of 68 companies. The updated document has expanded their number to 84.
Three companies and two subsidiaries from Odessa, two companies from Dnipro, as well as legal entities registered in Poltava and Panama were added to the list. In particular, the list includes the companies of the Transship group of the Ukrainian businessman Andrey Ivanov.
"Transship" specializes in transshipment of bulk and liquid cargo in road conditions, as well as in the organization of transportation schemes. Today it is the leader in cargo handling on the roads of the Azov-Black Sea basin. The company has its own shipbuilding facilities.
Earlier, the Russian authorities added to the list sanctioned goods by Ukrainian wheel axles, wheelsets, wheels, as well as blanks for them. All these details relate to wheels with a diameter of 710 mm. The list also includes cast side frames and bolsters for freight car bogies.
On January 28, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on sanctions against legal entities and individuals from Russia.