"We have submitted our list of websites access to which should be blocked in Ukraine," Ukrayinska Pravda quoted Information Policy Minister Yuriy Stets as saying.

"You'll see this list on the ministry's website within hours," he said.

Read alsoNSDC hopes to cut sharply share of Ukrainian audience in Russian social networksAs UNIAN reported, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an order on new sanctions against Russia which foresee, among other things, the blocking of access to Russian social networks, VKontakte and Odnoklassniki, and the Yandex services.

The blocking of Yandex was initiated by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine.