EU sanctions

EU prolongs individual sanctions against Russia for 6 months

EU prolongs individual sanctions against Russia for 6 months

The EU extended personal sanctions against 1,206 Russian citizens and 108 Russian companies for six more months, the European Council said in a statement published Wednesday. "The Council decided today to prolong the duration of …

EU slaps sanctions on Yanukovych and his son

EU slaps sanctions on Yanukovych and his son

The EU member states imposed sanctions Thursday on Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych and his son Oleksandr for their alleged role in threatening Ukraine’s security. In a statement, the European Council said the …

Marine Le Pen: EU sanctions hit Europe more than Russia

Marine Le Pen: EU sanctions hit Europe more than Russia

The sanctions imposed by the European Union against Russia have hurt rather Europe itself, French parliamentarian Marine Le Pen told a news conference in Paris on Tuesday. "These sanctions have only made the population of European …

EU to lift sanctions on Russian banks

EU to lift sanctions on Russian banks

The EU plans to lift some of the sanctions on Russian banks to facilitate the export of food and fertilizers, Reuters reports. It is noted that sanctions can be lifted from banks VTB, PSB, VEB, Sovcombank, Novikombank, as well as …

EC head speaks on future anti-Russian sanctions' aim

EC head speaks on future anti-Russian sanctions' aim

The European Union continues to consider the Russian banking and energy sectors for the possibility of imposing sanctions, said the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, in an interview with the German newspaper Bild am …

EU comments on new possible sanctions against Russia

EU comments on new possible sanctions against Russia

The EU's work on new potential sanctions against Russia is progressing "very well," EU Foreign Service spokesman Peter Stano said, RIA Novosti reports. “Work is ongoing and very well advanced to prepare containment …