MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Council of the European Union said earlier on Friday the EU had added 3 Russian nationals and 3 companies to its anti-Russian sanctions list over the illegal transfer of gas turbines to Crimea.
"These sanctions will have no impact whatsoever," Rostec said.
According to the Official Journal of the EU, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Andrey Chemezov, Energy Ministry's department head Evgeny Grabchak, and Director General of OAO Technopromexport (VO TPE) Sergey Topor-Gilka have been added to the EU "black list."
Earlier in the day, the EU imposed additional sanctions on Moscow over a scandal surrounding the transfer of turbines supplied by German company Siemens to the Russian peninsula of Crimea in violation of previous Brussels' sanctions. The EU added three Russian nationals and three companies to its sanctions list over the issue.