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Theresa May Confirms That Brexit Will Not Affect EU Russian Sanctions

On 1 August, during a phone conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the position of the UK as regards sanctions against Russia was “unchanged following the UK’s Brexit vote in June”. The Prime Minister further added that sanctions will remain until Russia fully complies with its obligations under the Minsk agreements.… Continue Reading

EU Renews Its Sectoral Sanctions Against Russia

The EU has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia for a further six months until 31 January 2017. These sanctions, which were due to expire on 31 July 2016, include restrictions on Russia’s energy industry and financial sector, as well as restrictions on dual-use exports and arms embargo. A comprehensive review of the sanctions, including … Continue Reading