|Author (Corporate)||Council of the European Union|
|Publisher||General Secretariat of the Council|
The Council of the European Union decided on 27 June 2019 to extend conomic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 January 2020.
The measures target the financial, energy and defence sectors, and the area of dual-use goods. They were originally introduced on 31 July 2014 for one year in response to Russia's intervention in Ukraine's and strengthened in September 2014. The economic sanctions prolonged by this decision include:
The duration of the economic sanctions was linked to the complete implementation of the Minsk Agreements, which was foreseen to take place by the end of 2015. Since this did not happen, the sanctions remained in place.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Foreign Policy Instruments|
|Keywords||Sanctions | Restrictive Measures
|Countries / Regions||Russia|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|