Date: 2 months ago   Category: Economy

The EU has prolonged for half a year personal sanctions against Russia — Rambler News Service


The EU Council has officially prolonged for six months — till March 15, 2019 — personal sanctions against Russia, it is told in the communique of council. Sanctions extend to 155 physical and 44 legal entities. "Council has prolonged for six months, till March 15, 2019, restrictive measures because of the actions undermining or menacing to territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine" — it is said in the communique. On March 12 the EU Council has prolonged for half a year — till September 15, 2018 — personal sanctions against Russia. 150 natural persons and 38 companies among which there are Russian politicians, businessmen, security officers and also the leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics were included in the section list (the DPR and LPR). Restrictive measures include freezing of assets and the ban on entrance. The EU connects sanctions with undermining territorial integrity of Ukraine, its sovereignty and independence.

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