In the sanctions list included five individuals — the top Manager of the concern "Kalashnikov" Alexander Omelchenko, Deputy General Manager of this concern Edward Ioffe, the Minister of foreign Affairs DND Alexander Kofman, Oleg Akimov and Peter Savchenko. In addition, sanctions have been extended to the 10 legal parties: national Investment Bank, Moscow regional Bank, JSC "Volgogradneftemash", JSC "Izhevsk mechanical plant", JSC "Izhmash", JSC "Technopromexport", JSC "Technodynamics holding", JSC "machine engineering technologies", JSC "Ruselectronics" and JSC "shvabe holding".
"Today's decision supports an extensive international efforts aimed at finding a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine", — said the head of the canadian foreign Ministry.
Dion noted that the restrictive measures against Russia will last until the completion of the terms of the Minsk agreements, says head of the foreign Ministry, Moscow does not comply.
It is reported that the document was adopted on 16 March, but came into force two days after reception and publication in a government publication.
Canada first imposed sanctions against Russia in 2014, after the annexation of Crimea to Russia, subsequently expanding restrictive measures a few more times. In 2015, Canada has increased its sanctions list on 30 June, having restrictions against "Surgutneftegaz", "Gazprom", "Gazprom Neft" and "Transneft".