KIEV, September 25. /TASS/. Ukraine banned use of software made by the Russian company Kaspersky Lab, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in a comment published on the official website of Ukraine’s cabinet of ministers on Friday.
"Further to the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine use of Russian software is directly banned. The issue is specifically about software made by Kaspersky Lab," Prime Minister was quoted as saying.
Russia’s antivirus software company Kaspersky Laboratory earlier said it would continue working in Ukraine, providing protection to private companies and users. Sanctions are pertaining to work with government authorities only, the press service of the Russian antivirus software company said.
Kaspersky Laboratory has been working on the Ukrainian market since 2006.
105 companies are on Ukraine’s sanctions list approved on September 16 by president Petro Poroshenko, including Kaspersky Laboratory.