Russian politician Mitvol on US Treasury’s List of Kremlin Ruling Elite - "Same old!"

Russian politician Mitvol on US Treasury’s List of Kremlin Ruling Elite - "Same old!"
Oleg Mitvol

The list includes 568 banks, oil companies, as well as Russian, Ukrainian politicians, leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics.

Russian politician Oleg Mitvol told the media that he has a special sanctions list made in Washington. The so-called Kremlin report includes well-known companies, and many Russian and Ukrainian politicians. Mitvol added that all the persons appeared in the new sanctions list were already mentioned in other sanctions lists published earlier.

Mitvol said that he received a Kremlin report from foreign political quaters' source.

"This is a comrade, I can not disclose the source. I'm worried about Sberbank as a foreign currency investor, but it's unclear what sanctions will be taken, so we'll wait. Week-long edition. I do not pretend that this is the truth, but I trust this source," Mitvol told RBC.

The politician explained that the new list includes 568 banks, oil companies, as well as Russian, Ukrainian politicians, and those of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. In the list there is a clarification that it is an instrument of searching for legal entities and individuals that in recent years have fallen under American restrictions, but there were no new names.

"This list includes the surname of the Senator who died a year ago... The source said that sanctions measures may be different, but this requires a decision of the US Treasury," RBC quotes Mitvol.

Earlier it was reported that the sanctions list, which the administration of Donald Trump must submit to Congress, will include 50 people, and along with members of their families, there will be about 300 people on the list.

August 4, 2017 saw US President Donald Trump signing the law on sanctions against Russia, proposed by US Сongressmen, which deals with the collection of data on key Russian political figures and oligarchs. According to this law, the US Congress should annually deliver reports on key political figures and the largest businessmen of Russia associated with the Kremlin.

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