Russia imposes financial sanctions on Ukraine’s political elite

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attends the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia imposed financial sanctions on Ukraine’s political elite on Thursday, freezing the Russian assets of hundreds of politicians and officials along with dozens of businesses owned by Ukrainian businessmen. The sanctions were set out in a decree signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and were described as counter-sanctions drawn up in […]

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