EU adds 12 individuals (politicians, military and one journalist) to Ukraine sanctions, more sanctions may follow

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As a further response to recent developments in Crimea, the EU today added another 12 names to the existing list of individuals in Russia and Crimea subject to a visa ban and asset freeze. These restrictions were published in Regulation 284/2014 in the Official Journal of the EU on 21 March 2014 and entered into force on the same day.

In addition, the EU has stated that far-reaching sanctions measures against Russia would be forthcoming in response to any further steps by Russia to destabilize the situation in Ukraine.

II. Scope of the Sanctions -

Based on conclusions issued by the European Council late Thursday, 20 March 2014,2 the EU has expanded the list of individuals subject to a visa ban and asset freeze in response to the deemed illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. On 21 March 2014, the existing EU asset freeze list of persons in Russia and Crimea was expanded from 21 persons to 33 persons.

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Topics:  EU, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine

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