In the Verkhovna Rada there were sufficient votes to vote in favor of personal sanctions against the ex-dictator Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage. About it from the meeting room of the Parliament, the correspondent of

For the resolution on measures for the protection of national interests, national security, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, counteraction of terrorist activity No. 5350 voted 202 deputies at 226 necessary.

The speaker was twice put to the vote return to this issue, but the proposal was supported by 214 and 206 MPs.

Sanctions for the creation of real or potential threats to national interests and the promotion of terrorist activities in the Parliament proposed to introduce against Yanukovych, former interior Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko, former Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka, ex-head of agrarian policy Mykola Prysyazhnyuk, ex-head of the presidential administration Andriy Klyuyev, the son ex-the President Alexander Yanukovych, ex-the party of regions Artem Pshonka, Yury Ivanyushchenko and Serhiy Klyuyev, former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, the oligarchs Dmytro Firtash and Serhiy Kurchenko, ex-the Minister of education and science Dmitry Tabachnik, former first Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Arbuzov, the former head of the Ministry of income and fees Alexander Klimenko, former energy Minister Eduard Stavisky, former head of the SBU Alexander Yakimenko, ex-head of Ministry of health Raisa Bogatyryova, Viktor Ratushniak, Viktor Zubritsky and Alexei Azarov.

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