The European Union announced the extension of the “Crimean” sanctions against Russia


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EU extends anti-Russian “Crimean” sanctions for another year — until June 23, 2021, according to the website of the EU Council.

“…The EU still do not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation and continues to condemn this violation of international law”, — stated in the message text. There’s also clarifies that the restrictions relating to the import of goods from Crimea, financial and tourism investment and some sectors of exports to this Russian region.

Previously, the extension of the sanctions said in Ukraine: the Minister of foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba told about the decision on his Twitter and said he believes Peninsula Ukrainian territory.

Anti-Russian sanctions by the US, EU and several other countries imposed in connection with joining of Crimea to Russia in 2014 and the aggravation of the situation in the South-East of Ukraine. Economic constraints, imposed by Brussels to Moscow, regularly renewed. The last time they were renewed for six months in December 2019.

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