Ukraine sets up committee to impose sanctions on Russia - Yatseniuk
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said that Kyiv has set up a committee on imposing sanctions on Russia.
"The Ukrainian government creates a committee to impose sanctions on the Russian Federation. It will include representatives of the Foreign Ministry, the Economic Development and Trade Ministry and the financial unit of the government," he said, while opening a government meeting on Wednesday.
Yatseniuk also ordered the committee to offer a list of persons and sanctions within ten days.
"A list of persons and sectoral sanctions against Russian entities and individuals who support and finance terrorism in Ukraine, encroach on the independence and territorial integrity of the Ukrainian state should be submitted for consideration by the government within ten days," he added.