In «Kremlin report» that U.S. intelligence needs to be completed in early 2018, will be financial information about people from the inner circle of Russian President Vladimir Putin and all Russian oligarchs, said the former head of the security Service of Ukraine, former head of the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry Ihor Smeshko in the author’s program editor-in-chief of the Internet edition «GORDON» Alesya Batman on the TV channel «112 Ukraine».
«I don’t believe in personal sanctions against the head of a nuclear state. There were no precedents. But the West is not in place. We will see in the February report of the US intelligence community for financial dossier on entourage (Putin. – «GORDON») and virtually all of the oligarchs of Russia. Under us law, if transactions are made in dollars anywhere in the world, they have the right to follow the money. It will be at least a serious blow, and not have to go to the first person to influence her behavior,» he said.
Smeshko emphasized that the President of the United States Donald trump is forced to make a law on sanctions adopted by Congress.
«Want do not want – it is also a law-abiding person, even the first person of Executive power of the United States. He is forced to ask the intelligence community to provide him with this report and have to react. And this law, by the way, Russia has been identified as one of the opponents of American power in the world and as a potential threat to the United States,» he said.
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The US has introduced several packages of sanctions against the Kremlin after the annexation of Crimea and the beginning of Russian aggression in the Donbass in the spring of 2014.
2 Aug trump has approved the introduction of new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. In particular, the act requires financial intelligence of the United States within 180 days to provide information about located in the West the assets of Russian politicians and businessmen close to the Kremlin.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that before the end of January 2018, the U.S. Treasury will prepare a new list of Russian businessmen and companies that may fall under the restrictive measures.
December 13, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said that the United States may impose sanctions against close Putin officials.
Smeshko: In February will be a U.S. report on the financial dossier on the oligarchs of Putin. According to their law, if transactions in dollars anywhere in the world, they have the right to track them 29.12.2017