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EU Sanctions

This section covers the EU Sanctions List.

The EU maintains a Consolidated list of persons, groups and entities subject to EU financial sanctions. It also maintains a list and map of countries subject to EU, UN or both EU and UN sanctions.

EU Official Journal
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EU Sanctions Map
EU Sanctions Whistleblower Tool
EU Sanctions Legislation 

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EC publishes Q&A on latest sanctions

Sanctions are targeted at the Russian economy, the Kremlin, its power base and those involved in Russia's unprovoked war against Ukraine. They aim to impair the Russian government's ability to finance its war against Ukraine and are calibrated to target those responsible...  
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EU adopts 6th package of sanctions against Russia

The package contains a complete import ban on all Russian seaborne crude oil and petroleum products. This covers 90% of our current oil imports from Russia. The ban is subject to certain transition periods to allow the sector and global markets to adapt...
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EU Council agrees 6th sanctions package

EU Council agrees that the 6th sanctions package against Russia will cover crude oil, as well as petroleum products, delivered from Russia into member states, with a temporary exception for crude oil...
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EU rules on freezing & confiscating assets of oligarchs

The Commission is also proposing new reinforced rules on asset recovery and confiscation, which will also contribute to the implementation of EU restrictive measures. While the Russian aggression on Ukraine is ongoing, it is paramount that EU restrictive measures are fully...
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EU Commission updates Russia sanctions FAQs

The European Commission has updated its Russia sanctions-related FAQs on deposits, trading, public procurement, state-owned enterprises, sale of securities, customs and access to EU ports...
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EU sanctions against Russia must apply to Belarus 

European Parliament urges that all EU sanctions against Russia must apply to Belarus. It was stated that Belarus and Russia jointly responsible for the war in Ukraine. The Belarusian regime’s crackdown on trade unions and the opposition must end...
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EBA new framework for reporting of deposits subject to Russian & Belarusian sanctions

EBA has designed an efficient framework for reporting of deposits subject to Russian and Belarusian economic sanctions with the aim to promote a convergent approach and to reduce any associated reporting costs, especially for cross-border banks...
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EU adopts 5th round of sanctions against Russia

In light of Russia’s continuing war of aggression against Ukraine, and the reported atrocities committed by Russian armed forces in Ukraine, the Council decided today to impose a fifth package of economic and individual sanctions against Russia. The agreed package...
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MEPs to debate effectiveness of EU sanctions

The participants are expected to discuss several of the latest developments in Ukraine following the Russian invasion launched on 24 February. Members and experts will also take stock of the impact of western sanctions on Russia...
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Russia personal sanctions against US citizens

In response to the ever-expanding anti-Russian sanctions, under which the Biden Administration brings an increasing number of Russian citizens - both officials and their families, as well as representatives of business circles, scientists and cultural figures...
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EU sanctions on illegal annexation of Crimea 

The Council adopted restrictive measures, within the existing sanctions framework, on two more individuals for their role in undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine and for benefitting from Russian decision-makers...
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EU on North Korea’s nuclear programme to sanctions list

The Council added 8 individuals and 4 entities to the list of those subject to the restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). These restrictive measures consist of a travel ban, an asset freeze and a prohibition to make funds or economic...
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