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EU extends sanctions against Russia for seizure of Crimea

20 June 2017

EU foreign ministers agreed on 19 June to the one-year extension to 23 June 2018 of sanctions against Russia in response to its illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. The measures apply to EU citizens and EU-based companies. They forbid any exports of goods and technologies to Crimean companies or for use in Crimea or Sevastopol in the transport, telecommunications, and energy sectors.

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