«The Kremlin list» U.S.: Medvedev, Abramovich and 208 people from the inner circle of Putin

«The Kremlin list» U.S.: Medvedev, Abramovich and 208 people from the inner circle of Putin

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev press Secretary Dmitry Peskov the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov and the owner of football club «Chelsea» Roman Abramovich they may suffer from US sanctions.

Ministry of finance provided a list of 210 prominent Russian political figures and oligarchs who are in the inner circle of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

«The Kremlin list» U.S.: Medvedev, Abramovich and 208 people from the inner circle of Putin

«Kremlin report» is not a list of people on whom to impose sanctions. However, many of these individuals have already been sanctioned in the United States.

The Ministry said that this list is «based on objective criteria, drawn from public sources.» By the way, the names of the oligarchs coincide with a list of 96 of the richest businessmen of Russia according to Forbes for the year 2017.

The Russian President responded to a published report:

«You know, the whole administration of the President, the entire government, the entire business for each of these people, each of these structures are ordinary citizens of this country, and labour groups».

Putin concluded that in this way the USA has brought in its sanctions list of Russian citizens, that is 146 million people. The Russian leader noted that the document personally it is not watched.

Members of Congress did not approve the administration’s refusal trump to take immediate new sanctions according to the law «On counteraction to opponents of the United States through sanctions» (CAATSA), which was signed by the President in August. According to the document, 29 January — that was last term, when the White house had to accept the sanctions measures in connection with intervention of Russia in election USA.

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