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EU President’s message on Russian annexation of Ukrainian regions

Message of President Charles Michel on Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukrainian regions Video message: https://newsroom.consilium.europa.eu/embed/239339 President Putin has decided on Russia’s illegal annexation of the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson. This annexation follows sham referenda and constitutes a dangerous and irresponsible escalation. It is designed as a […]

EU statement on Ukraine “referenda”

Ukraine: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the illegal sham “referenda” by Russia in the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia regions The European Union condemns in the strongest possible terms the illegal sham “referenda” conducted in parts of the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk, and Zaporizhzhia […]

EU suspends visa pact with Russia

Council adopts full suspension of visa facilitation with Russia This document is available in non-EU languages:RussianUkrainian Today the Council adopted a decision that fully suspends the visa facilitation agreement between the EU and Russia. Consequently, the general rules of the visa code will apply to Russian citizens. This will result […]

EU adds Yanukovych family to Russia sanctions

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine: the EU imposes restrictive measures on Viktor and Oleksandr Yanukovych The Council today decided to impose restrictive measures on two additional individuals in response to the ongoing unjustified and unprovoked Russian military aggression against Ukraine. The Council added the pro-Russian former President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych and his […]

EU adds 54 persons, 10 entities to Russia sanctions

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine: the EU targets additional 54 individuals and 10 entities The Council decided to impose restrictive measures on an additional 54 individuals and 10 entities in response to the ongoing unjustified and unprovoked Russian military aggression against Ukraine. This decision comes in addition to the “maintenance and alignment” package […]

EU adopts the “maintenance and alignment” measures for Russia sanctions, which includes new & enhanced measures

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine: EU adopts “maintenance and alignment” package In response to Russia’s continuing war of aggression against Ukraine, the Council adopted today new measures intended to tighten existing economic sanctions targeting Russia, perfect their implementation and strengthen their effectiveness. Today, we are taking another important step to curtail […]