Russia asks WTO to look into sanctions by Ukraine on MoscowStaff Writer | May 22, 2017
Russia has sent a request to the World Trade Organization (WTO) asking to hold consultations over Ukraine's sanctions against Moscow, in place since 2014, Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Saturday.
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"There are serious grounds to believe that by all these measures taken, Ukraine is violating its obligations towards WTO," Oreshkin said, according to Russian news agencies.
This week, Ukraine imposed economic restrictions on Russia's largest internet group Yandex (YNDX.O) and other popular online firms, saying it wanted to guard against cyber threats. ■