Ukraine government says will propose more sanctions on Russian firms

September 25, 2015 11:36 AM

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KIEV The Ukrainian government said on Thursday it would propose additional sanctions against Russian companies, adding to a blacklist of individuals and companies to face penalties for reasons of "national security."

Last week Ukraine said it had imposed restrictions on over 90 companies or groups, mostly from Russia, and on 900 people, after pro-Russian separatists who have seized parts of Ukraine set a date for what Kiev sees as "illegal elections".

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