Ukrainian government endorses 2nd package of sanctions against Russia

January 01, 1970

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The Ukrainian government has endorsed a second package of targeted sanctions against 1124 Russian people and 156 Russian entities, following its initial imposition of sanctions on Russia in September 2014 (Order 829-R) for what it described as "the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine". Its September 2014 sanctions imposed on listed people a ban on entering Ukraine, moving assets from Ukraine to Russia and importing Ukrainian currency into Ukraine from Russia, participating in privatisation projects, and exporting military or dual-purpose goods to Russia. The 2nd package of measures has been submitted to the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine for review.

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This article first appeared on European Sanctions Law & Practice (, a blog by Maya Lester (+44 20 7379 3550,, a barrister at Brick Court Chambers, and Michael O'Kane (+44 (0) 20 7822 7777, head of Business Crime at Peters & Peters.