Japan has decided to impose additional sanctions on Russian officials in connection to the situation in Ukraine.
After suspending consultations with Russia over softening visa regimes in March, now the Asian country has decided to ban 23 Russian officials from entering its territory, ITAR-TASS reported. The list of names will be made public later.
The Russian daily newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta has reported that Moscow plans to abolish its visa-free regime and trade preferences with Montenegro.
The Gazeta is the Kremlin's official daily newspaper, which publishes decrees, statements and documents of Russian state bodies.