The government of Montenegro adopted a decision to prohibit the entry of dozens of citizens of Russia and Ukraine, which are involved in the events in the Donbas and the Crimea. According to media reports these measures touched 149 of Russians and Ukrainians. It is reported that the list allegedly includes Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov and many other Russian public and political figures.
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Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin
According to the Podgorica-based newspaper “Victory” in the sanctions list of the government of Montenegro was, in particular, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, businessman Konstantin Malofeyev and zamgendirektora of the Russian party “United Russia” Sergei Zheleznyak.
They are all in the list of persons banned from entering Montenegro. All in all, the list has 149 Russian and Ukrainian citizens who participated in or supported “the aggression in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea.”
The decision of the government of Montenegro says that concerning these individuals imposes restrictions on entry into the country, as well as restrictions on the disposal of property.
About Nikolai Patrushev in the explanatory Memorandum the government said that he “was involved in the formation of policies of the government of Russia, which threatens the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine”.
We will remind that relations between Montenegro and Russia has recently sharply escalated due to the desire of the country to join NATO. Montenegrin media reported that the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Dusko Markovic and the other big politicians of the country, speaking for its entry into NATO, was denied entry to Russia. However, official confirmation of these reports has not yet received.
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