Ukraine has prepared new sanctions against Russia because of the Crimean bridge
The Ukrainian government has prepared new sanctions against Russia because of the Crimean bridge, the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of the uncontrolled territories.
MOSCOW, 29 Sep — RIA Novosti. According to the report, the new sanctions package will affect 19 legal entities involved in the construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait, including: “SGM”, “Mostotrest”, “SGM-Bridge”, “Institute Giprostroymost — Saint-Petersburg” and “Partitocracy”. The Ukrainian government proposed measures are intended “to restrict or terminate economic relations (these companies — Approx. ed.) with EU countries and the USA”.
Project on the introduction of new sanctions will be submitted to the Council of national security and defense.
Crimea became a Russian region by referendum in March 2014, which was held after a coup in Ukraine. More than 96% of the inhabitants of the Republic and 95% of residents of Sevastopol supported the idea of returning the Peninsula to Russia.
Crimean bridge — the longest in Russia, its length is 19 kilometers. Traffic on the bridge was able to start earlier than planned. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has opened a car 15 may bridge, and the next day it began the movement of buses and cars. The train part is planned to start in December 2019.