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EU council renews Russia sanctions

September 14th, 2015 - Posted by europeansanctions.com in Sanctions

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The EU Council has renewed its sanctions targeting people and entities said to be "responsible for undermining the territorial integrity, independence, or security of Ukraine" for another 6 months, until 15 March 2016. The sanctions subject 149 people and 37 entities to an EU-wide asset freeze and travel ban.

The EU Committee of Permanent Representatives agreed to the renewal of these sanctions, imposed by Council Regulation (EU) 269/2014 and Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP, earlier this month (see previous blog).

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This article first appeared on European Sanctions Law & Practice (http://europeansanctions.com/), a blog by Maya Lester (+44 20 7379 3550, maya.lester@brickcourt.co.uk), a barrister at Brick Court Chambers, and Michael O'Kane (+44 (0) 20 7822 7777 mokane@petersandpeters.com), head of Business Crime at Peters & Peters.

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