Russia has caused Ukraine sanctions hit, but does not exclude abolition of restrictive measures

The Kremlin. Photo: archive

Moscow will cancel new sanctions against Ukrainian politicians, officials and companies after the abolition of Ukraine of the previously imposed restrictive measures against Russia. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

In the Kremlin expect that the adopted measures will push Ukraine to the normalization of relations with Russia.

“Of course, we hope that sooner or later the political will to normalize relations with Russia somehow will give at least tentative shoots on Ukrainian soil. Now we don’t see,” – said Peskov.

He added that Russia does not rule out the abolition of the imposed today sanctions if a similar step will make and Ukraine against Moscow.

As reported, Russia has imposed sanctions against Ukraine. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a special decree on economic restrictive measures against 322 of Ukrainian citizens and 68 companies. Read in detail which policies and companies included in the sanctions list of the Kremlin.