Vladimir Putin signed a decree introducing additional sanctions against the DPRK in pursuance of the UN Security Council resolution of 7 in March of 2013. As Interfax reports, in this connection any deliveries of products to North Korea or from the country are prohibited if such goods contribute to the implementation of the nuclear program.
Moscow imposed restrictions on Pyongyang in accordance with the law “On Special Economic Measures”.
By presidential decree "direct or indirect delivery, sale or transfer (through the territory of the Russian Federation, or by citizens of the Russian Federation, or using ships and aircraft under the flag of the Russian Federation and regardless of their country of origin) of any products to the DPRK or from the DPRK, or citizens of the DPRK is prohibited or by individuals and legal entities acting on their behalf, if the Russian Federation determines that such products may contribute to the implementation of the DPRK nuclear program or its ballistic missile program. ”
In accordance with the sanctions imposed, there will be “inspection of cargoes on the territory of the Russian Federation or following transit through the Russian territory, the state of origin of which is the DPRK or that are intended for the DPRK, if the Russian Federation has information that gives reasonable grounds to believe that these goods contain products with respect to the delivery, the sale and transfer of which the ban was imposed. ”
The decree of the Russian president is addressed to "all government agencies, industrial, commercial, financial, transport and other enterprises, banks, organizations, other legal entities and individuals under the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation."