The EU imposes new sanctions against Russia

By Andrew Tatlock

Following the continued tensions in Ukraine and Russia’s suspected military involvement in destabilising the region, the European Union has imposed new sanctions against Russia.

The sanctions have been embodied in Council Decision 2014/512/CFSP and Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014.

The sanctions came into force on 1 August 2014 and include a military arms embargo on selling all military items to Russia, which includes Russian state entities, companies and citizens or any items for use in Russia…

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