EU extends economic sanctions against Russia until July 31

UE extended economic sanctions against the Russian Federation until July 31

Anti-Russian sanctions have been adopted by EU countries with regard to the financial, energy and defense of the Russian Federation.

The European Union has decided to extend the sanctions against Russia for a period of six months until July 31, 2022. This follows from the statement of the Council of the EU.

Note that the extension of economic sanctions against the Russian Federation was adopted at the December summit in the context of Russia's alleged refusal to follow the Minsk agreements.

Furthermore, the Council of the European Union has also urged the Kremlin to return to the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

Recall that anti-Russian sanctions were adopted by EU countries in connection with the financial, energy and defense sectors of the Russian Federation.

They were introduced for the first time in 2014 after Russia joined Crimea for a year, but they were subsequently extended several times every six months.

In particular, the sanctions plan to restrict access to the primary and secondary capital markets of the EU for a number of Russian banks.

Also prohibited any financial assistance in intermediary relations with banks sanctioned also fell. In addition, the import and export of defense sector dual-use goods, especially in the energy sector, is prohibited.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that the Kremlin discussed the consequences of US sanctions against Putin.

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