• EU Sanctions Against Russia Adopted and Extended; Sanctions Extended Concerning Crimea and Sevastopol
  • August 24, 2016 | Authors: Renee A. Latour; Marie-José van der Heijden
  • Law Firms: Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Washington Office; Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Amsterdam Office
  • In early July 2016, the EU extended the economic sanctions targeting the financial, energy and defense industries of the Russian economy, as well as dual-use goods, until Jan. 31, 2017. These sanctions were prolonged because the European Council determined that the Minsk agreements concerning military activity in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine have not been respected. This GT Alert provides for an update and an overview of the EU various sanctions against Russia and the Crimea and Sevastopol regions.