On 29 December 2016 the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine imposed additional sanctions on Russia (the “aggressor-state”) and extending existing measures for a year, sanctioning (see press release):
The Council also (a) commissioned the Cabinet of Ministers and Security Service to take urgent measures to improve its cyber security systems; (b) approved the draft of “Doctrine of information security of Ukraine” on freedom of speech and information policy to provide “effective measures implementation to counter Russian propaganda and bases on strict observance of values of free speech, journalists’ rights and Ukrainian media development”; and (c) supported the developed by Defense Ministry of Ukraine programme of Armed Forces development.
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