European Crimea-sanctions against Russia extended

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BRUSSELS – The sanctions that the European Union has walk against Russia because of its annexation of Crimea in 2014 are extended until June 23, 2019. European companies may not be products from the Crimea to import or invest. The export of certain goods and technologies is prohibited, as well as the offer of tourist services. So may European cruise ships are only there in case of an emergency mooring.

The EU-sanctions against persons because of the annexation of Crimea and support for rebels in eastern Ukraine were in march, already extended by six months. It comes to review travel prohibitions and freezing of funds. In may, there were five names added to the list, bringing the total came out to 155 people and 38 organisations.

The EU has further economic sanctions at Russia. That walk on July 31 and is expected to be extended if the Minsk agreements on Ukraine are not better respected.

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