From January 1, 2016 Russia will toughen customs protection and impose economic sanctions against Ukraine, PM Dmitry Medvedev said.

 

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«From January 1, 2016 will be increased the level of customs and tariff protection against Ukraine. This is due to the decision of our neighbors to put in place an association agreement with the EU», — he wrote on his Facebook page.

 

In addition, he said, to Ukraine as a country to join the anti-Russian sanctions, will be extended actions of economic retaliations.