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EU has broadened anti-Russian sanctions

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EU has broadened anti-Russian sanctions


04.08.2017

MFA RFEU has extended the list of legal entities and individuals that liable to the anti-Russian sanctions. This decision was approved by EU Council by the written procedure, IA Interfax reports. New Black list includes three high-level officials - Andrey Cherezov and Evgeny Grabchak from the Ministry of Energy, the head of Tekhnopromexport enterprise Sergey Topor-Gilka, and three companies, including CJSC Interavtomatica and participants of the TES construction in Crimea.
broadened sanctions

The scandal with turbines supply from German concern Siemens was the reason for tightening of the sanctions pressure. European Union authorities have mentioned that Europe doesn’t accept integration of Crimea to Russia, naming it “unlawful annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia”.

Let us remind you, EU prohibits to its businessmen any merchant exchanges with Crimea and Sevastopol territories, unless they have Ukrainian certificates. Crimea is subject to EU sanctions on energy equipment for infrastructure projects, including gas turbines. Also Crimea citizens can't get European visas in the consulates located on RF territory.

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