Putin introduces counter -sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which counter -sanctions will be introduced against countries and legal entities that allowed “unfriendly actions”, Kommersant reports.

According to information, the government must determine the list of persons who fall under the response sanctions within 10 days.

The framework of it will be forbidden to make transactions and fulfill obligations (including those already concluded by foreign trade contracts) to foreign physical and legal entities that have fallen under sanctions, as well as export raw materials from Russia in favor of persons from the Black List.

Earlier in March, Russia expanded the list of unfriendly countries. It now includes 48 subjects: all countries of the European Union (EU), Australia, Albania, Andorra, Great Britain, Iceland, Canada, Liechtenstein, Micronesia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, San Marino, Northern Macedonia, Singapore , Taiwan, Ukraine, Montenegro, Switzerland, Japan.