EU continues Russia “territorial integrity” sanctions

EU6.jpgThe EU has prolonged its sanctions on Russia for “actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine” for a further 6 months, until 15 September 2018. These measures consist of asset freezes and travels restrictions on 150 people and 38 entities. See Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/392 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/388. EU press release here.

Last week, the EU extended until 6 March 2019 its asset freezes on 13 individuals “responsible for the misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds or for the abuse of office causing a loss to Ukrainian public funds” (see previous blog here).

This entry was posted in Latest EU Measures, Russia, Ukraine by Maya Lester QC. Bookmark the permalink.

About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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