Russian government to analyze effects of new Kiev’s sanctions

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Earlier, Ukraine introduced new sanctions against about one hundred Russian individuals and legal entities. The results of the analysis will be submitted to the leadership of Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said.

The Russian government will analyze the possible effects of the new sanctions imposed by Kiev and will submit the results to the country's leadership, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told reporters.

On Wednesday, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko imposed sanctions against the Russian Federation for one year. The sanction list includes 388 individuals and 105 legal entities, in particular, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, the State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin, Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov, children's ombudsman Pavel Astakhov, singer and the State Duma deputy Iosif Kobzon, Presidential Aide Sergey Glazyev, president of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir Fortov, leader of the "Fair Russia" party Sergey Mironov, Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachyov.

"It is our Foreign Ministry that deals with the issue, but we will analyze the consequences of the measures adopted by our colleagues and will submit to the leadership of our country," Dvorkovich said answering the question about whether the Russian Federation will respond adequately to the sanctions imposed by Ukraine and about what kind of response it can be.

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