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The sanctions might also paralyze cultural contacts, scientific cooperation, contacts in sport and education, cultural exchange, cause visa denials to foreign citizens and have planned official visits, meeting and talks cancelled.
The Ukrainian National Security Council will consider the sanctions proposed by the Ukrainian Rada, the Ukranian president, the Ukranian Cabinet or the National Bank of Ukraine.
If the proposed package is approved as a whole it will come into force on the following day since the document is published.
The Ukraine government suggests imposing sanctions against 172 people, including Russians and citizens of other countries, as well as 65 companies predominantly Russian.
The cabinet of ministers has already handed over its sanctions list to Ukraine’s National Security Council, which is expected to make the final decision on penalties against Russia.