KIEV, August 12. /ITAR-TASS/. The document suggested by the government was passed by 243 votes. It envisages 29 measures of immediate and effective response to potential threats to the national interests of Ukraine and its security, The proposed sanctions might block assets, limit trade transactions, fully or partly block transit of resources, ban flights and other transportation services, prevent exodus of capital, suspend or revoke financial liabilities and enforce other prohibitive measures, such as establishing control over mass media and Internet communications, banning ships and aircraft from calling at Ukrainian ports and flying in Ukrainian airspace, revoking trade transactions and joint projects in defense and security.
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.