EU extends Crimea sanctions against Russia

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BRUSSELS – The European Union has imposed sanctions against Russia extended set due to the annexation of Crimea and support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The punitive measures against 149 individuals and 38 organizations in any case continue to be in position until september 15. It comes to review travel prohibitions and freezing of funds.

“An assessment of the situation did not give rise to a change in the penalties,” said the EU in a statement.


The EU also has economic sanctions at Russia. Which in december extended by six months. A third package of restrictive measures in the Crimea and Sebastopol.

The measures consist of in – and export prohibitions, restrictions on trade and investment and a ban on tourist services.

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