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EU extends Crimea and Sevastopol sanctions for another year

Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: Council renews sanctions for a further year The Council today decided to renew sanctions introduced in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation for a further year until 23 June 2022. The restrictive measures currently in place target EU imports of products originating […]

Russia hosts a meeting on Crimea

Letter dated 22 April 2021 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security CouncilI have the honour to transmit herewith the Chair’s summary of the open Arria-formula meeting of the Security Council held on 17 March 2021 as a […]

OFAC-related Treasury Press Release 3 – Crimea

PRESS RELEASES Treasury Sanctions Russian Persons in the Crimea Region of Ukraine April 15, 2021 OFAC takes action in partnership with the European Union, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five individuals and three entities […]

EU extends Russia sanctions for yet another half-year….

Russia: The EU prolongs economic sanctions for another six months The Council today decided to prolong the restrictive measures currently targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 July 2021. These sanctions were imposed in 2014 in response to Russia’s actions destabilising  the situation in Ukraine. The Council decision follows the latest assessment […]