In Crimea consider new sanctions list in Ukraine is a Peninsula


RIA Novosti

The new Ukrainian sanctions list, which including includes the Crimean sanatoria and tourist facilities will be the additional advertising and contribution to the development of sanatorium-resort complex of the Republic, said the head of Committee of the Crimean Parliament on health-resort complex and tourism Alexey Chernyak.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday approved the NSDC decision on the extension and expansion of the list of natural and legal persons of the Russian Federation, in respect of which the sanctions. The extended list included 1228 physical and legal entities. 468 In particular, Ukraine has imposed sanctions against a number of Russian media in the country have also banned access to social networks “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”. In addition, restrictive measures were imposed on the companies “Yandex” and “Kaspersky Lab”. In the list including a number of Crimean sanatoriums, children’s health, the Crimean railway, airport, Simferopol, Kerch ferry, the Nikitsky Botanical garden Crimean sea ports of the Crimean natural reserve.

“This is all the extra advertising of the Crimean tourist sites. We have to treat it that way. The President of Ukraine reminds that we have a ferry, motels, parks, and airport. We assume that this is his contribution to the development of sanatorium-resort complex of the Russian Crimea”, — told RIA Novosti Chernyak.

He stressed that in the Crimea has long been no serious sanctions from the Ukrainian authorities, realizing the inferiority of decisions.

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russian Federation. Crimean authorities held a referendum after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue “is closed permanently.”