© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in fotomancer of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank
The first Vice-Premier, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, commenting on the timing of development by the Cabinet of retaliatory measures against Ukraine, said that the question was «not far off».
«Proposals will be developed and implemented. It’s not far off,» he told reporters.
Earlier, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that sanctions against Ukraine will affect those who harm the interests of Russia. According to him, preparing lists of individuals and legal entities, and the lists will be hundreds of people. The Prime Minister stressed that the government will prepare proposals in the shortest possible time.
On the eve of Vladimir Putin signed a decree about the special penalties that will become a response to the hostile actions of Kiev against the Russians.