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But it will be a while before the measures are actually applied because the nation is yet to see a law
approved that introduces the very notion of sanctions to legislation. The law
was also submitted to the parliament on Aug. 8, and Yatseniuk said he
expects it to come up for vote in parliament on Aug. 12.

It’s also unclear what names will be on
this list, which is subject for approval by the National Security and
Defense Council. Yatseniuk said that the law will be mostly targeting
Russian people and firms in response to Russia’s aggression against
Ukraine.

When deciding on sanctions the
government consulted and coordinated with western partners, Yatseniuk
said.

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