YEREVAN, March 14. / ARKA /. Threatened US and EU visa bans over the Crimea crisis would hit at least 13 Russian political and business leaders, including the defense minister, secret service chief and head of Gazprom, German newspaper Bild said today.
According to Bild, the list of people to be targeted with visa bans includes at least 13 names, among them Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Federal Security Service (FSB) chief Alexander Bortnikov, chief of Putin’s administration Sergei Ivanov, vice prime minister Dmitry Rogozin and secretary of the National Security Council Nikolay Patrushev.
The ban may also hit presidential aides Sergey Glazyev and Vladislav Surkov and head of parliament committee on foreign affairs Alexei Pushkov.
Gazprom chief executive Alexei Miller and oil giant Rosneft's chief Igor Sechin would also face bans on travel to the European Union and United States, BIld said.. -0-