Bloomberg learned about the EU’s intention to impose sanctions against Kabaeva

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Alina Kabaeva

The European Union intends to impose sanctions on the Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics Alina Kabaeva. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing sources and the relevant document at the disposal of the agency.

The new package of sanctions may still undergo changes until the approval of the countries— community members. EU ambassadors are expected to meet on the morning of May 6 to discuss and possibly approve the sixth round of sanctions, the agency said.

Kabaeva twice became the absolute world champion in rhythmic gymnastics and five times— the absolute champion of Europe, won the gold of the Olympics in the individual all-around. She was a State Duma deputy of the fifth and sixth convocations. Since September 2014— Chairman of the Board of Directors of the holding “National Media Group”. Since 2016, he has been the head of the Board of Directors of ZAO Sport-Express.

Since the end of February, many Western countries, including the EU and the US, have imposed new sanctions against Russia. The European Union, in particular, has already imposed five packages of sanctions against Moscow, including restrictions against Russian financial and industrial organizations, Central Bank reserves, restrictions on the import or transit of coal and other solid fossil fuels, as well as personally against President Putin and his inner circle. .

The preparation of the sixth package of sanctions in mid-April was announced by the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. The head of European Union diplomacy, Josep Borrell, said in early May that the sixth package of sanctions would include restrictions on several more banks, which were planned to be disconnected from SWIFT. The sanctions will also affect oil imports.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz previously admitted that sanctions against Russia could be lifted only after agreement with Ukraine. “We can and are going to lift our sanctions only in agreement with Ukraine. I think many in the Kremlin have not realized this yet. For Russia, this has devastating consequences, — he said.

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