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Pushkov praised the proposal to expand the use of sanctions against Ukraine

Senator Alexei Pushkov commented in his Twitter the introduction of to the state Duma a bill that proposes to expand the use of economic sanctions.

The bill proposed by the government will extend sanctions on the company, if the foreign natural and legal persons, already under economic constraints, have in it a share of more than 25 percent.

"The expansion of Russia's tools of economic sanctions is justified and necessary," wrote Pushkov.

According to him, sanctions are an important foreign policy tool of the West, they have also benefited greatly from the Ukraine.

"Russia should use the money that is used against us by other countries. On the basis of reciprocity," said the Senator.

The effect of the proposed measures is proposed to extend the restrictions that are imposed in connection with the unfriendly actions of Ukraine in relation to citizens and legal entities of Russia from October 22, 2018. The decision on such sanctions made by the Russian President on the proposals of the security Council.