The government of the Russian Federation began work to reduce the negative impact on the economy in connection with the imposition of sanctions. One of the elements of this work will be the presidential decree on sanctions against individuals and legal entities of Ukraine, the Kommersant publication writes.

According to sources, the list of sanctions plans to include “several hundred individuals and about one hundred lawyers.” Individuals “mean businessmen, politicians and civil servants”, one of the measures of influence will be the blocking of their assets in Russia and a ban on the withdrawal of capital, say interlocutors of the publication in the government.

The imposition of sanctions on Ukraine will be in accordance with a decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 4. According to him, “measures of influence” are introduced by the government on the decision of the president regarding foreign states and their organizations, officials, citizens.

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