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Ukraine slaps new sanctions against Russia

Christian Fernsby |
Ukraine has imposed new economic sanctions against Russia banning supplies of certain groups of goods and introducing special duties, the country's Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said.

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"Those are tit-for-tat measures - embargo and special duties on Russian goods," he said at a cabinet meeting.

According to him, the restrictions will be applied to those goods that "are fully produced" in Ukraine or may be replaced with alternative supplies.

Ukraine's First Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv, in turn, said that the ban concerns certain types of "industrial goods, mineral fertilizers, agriculture products, transport vehicles, plywood and others, TASS


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