EU Extends Ukraine-Related Sanctions

24 June 2015
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Key takeaways

  • The EU has extended the economic sanctions imposed on Russia in response to the ongoing situation in Crimea and Sevastopol.
  • The so-called “sectoral sanctions” remain effective until 31 January 2016, while the restrictions on dealing with Crimea will remain effective until 23 June 2016.
  • Leaders of the G7 have also promised further restrictive measures on Russia if necessary.