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The Russian Federation ceases to be a Party to the European Convention on Human Rights

The Russian Federation ceases to be a Party to the European Convention on Human Rights The Russian Federation ceases to be a Party to the European Convention on Human Rights

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Implementation of EU sanctions against Russia

Commission adopts proposal for “maintenance and alignment” package The European Commission has today adopted a joint (High Representative-Commission) proposal for a new package of measures to maintain and strengthen the effectiveness of the EU’s six wide-ranging and unprecedented packages of … Continua a leggere

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Sanctions against Russia 6th package adopted

Adopted the sixth package of restrictive measures against Russia. 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 … Continua a leggere

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Ukraine: The Commission proposes rules on freezing and confiscating assets of oligarchs violating restrictive measures and of criminals

Today, the European Commission is proposing to add the violation of EU restrictive measures to the list of EU crimes. The Commission is also proposing new reinforced rules on asset recovery and confiscation, which will also contribute to the implementation … Continua a leggere

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Dalle misure restrittive dell’Unione europea alla “guerra economica” nei confronti della Russia e della Bielorussia a seguito dell’invasione dell’Ucraina

Questione giustizia Articolo – Dalle misure restrittive dell’Unione europea alla “guerra economica”

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EU adopts fifth round of sanctions against Russia over its military aggression against Ukraine

5TH package COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2022:578 COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2022:576 COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2022:582 COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2022:581 COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2022:580 EU agrees fifth package of sanctions against Russia Ukraine__EU_agrees_fifth_package_of_restrictive_measures_against_Russia The package comprises: – a prohibition to purchase, … Continua a leggere

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Statement on the fifth round of sanctions against Russia

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/statement_22_2281 Press_statement_by_President_von_der_Leyen This fifth package has six pillars. First, we will impose an import ban on coal from Russia, worth EUR 4 billion per year. This will cut another important revenue source for Russia. Second: a full transaction ban on … Continua a leggere

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The President of the General Court rejects RT France’s request to suspend the sanctions adopted by the Council

On 24 February 2022, the Russian Federation began a military operation in Ukraine. By acts of March 1, 2022 1, the Council of the European Union introduced a series of measures to suspend the broadcasting activities of certain media, including … Continua a leggere

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The countries in yellow have sanctioned Russia.

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Russia ceases to be a member of the Council of Europe

On 25 February 2022, the Council of Europe decided to adopt Article 8 measures and suspended Russia, with immediate effect, from its rights of representation in the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly. On 10 March, the Russian Federation … Continua a leggere

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Treaties of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Russian Federation and the Donetsk People’s Republic and Lugansk People’s Republic

TREATY N2228005 Treaties of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Russian Federation and the Donetsk People’s Republic and Lugansk People’s Republic

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A Strategic Compass for a stronger EU security and defence in the next decade

a Strategic Compass ST_7371_2022_INIT_en

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Enforcing sanctions against listed Russian and Belarussian oligarchs: Commission’s “Freeze and Seize” Task Force steps up work with international partners

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_22_1828 The European Commission’s ‘Freeze and Seize’ Task Force, set up to ensure EU-level coordination to implement sanctions against listed Russian and Belarussian oligarchs, has now stepped up its action at international level. It will work alongside the newly established … Continua a leggere

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Q & A: fourth package of restrictive measures against Russia

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/qanda_22_1776 Question_and_Answers__fourth_package_of_restrictive_measures_against_Russia

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Ukraine: EU agrees fourth package of restrictive measures against Russia

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_22_1761 The agreed measures are the following: – A full prohibition of any transactions with certain Russian State-owned enterprises across different sectors – the Kremlin’s military-industrial complex. – An EU import ban on those steel products currently under EU safeguard … Continua a leggere

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G7 Leaders’ Statement – Berlin, 11 March 2022

G7 Leaders’ Statement 2022-03-11-g7-leader-eng-data

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Statement on the fourth package of restrictive measures against Russia

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/statement_22_1724 “First, we will deny Russia the status of most-favoured-nation in our markets. This will revoke important benefits that Russia enjoys as a WTO member. Russian companies will no longer receive privileged treatment in our economies. We will also work … Continua a leggere

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New sanctions against Belarus and Russia

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_22_1649 2022 394 EU 2022 395 CFSP 2022 398 EU 2022 399 CFSP

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Sanctions: 146 members of the Russian Federation Council who ratified the government decisions of the ‘Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Russian Federation and the Donetsk People’s Republic and between the Russian Federation and the Luhansk People’s Republic’

2022 396 EU 2022 397 CFSP

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Ukraine: EU agrees to extend the scope of sanctions on Russia and Belarus

The European Commission welcomes today’s agreement of Member States to adopt further targeted sanctions in view of the situation in Ukraine and in response to Belarus’s involvement in the aggression. In particular, the new measures impose restrictive measures on 160 … Continua a leggere

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Further EU restrictive measures against Russia

The Council today introduced further restrictive measures in view of the Russian Federation’s unprovoked and unjustified military aggression against Ukraine. The Council decided in particular to prohibit: the provision of specialised financial messaging services, which are used to exchange financial … Continua a leggere

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Belarus’ role in the Russian military aggression of Ukraine: sanctions on additional 22 individuals and further restrictions on trade

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/353 of 2 March 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/354 of 2 March 2022 … Continua a leggere

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UNGA Resolution – “Aggression against Ukraine”

UNGA-resolution

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Restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine

2022 335 CFSP 2022 334 CSFP

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Joint Statement on further restrictive economic measures (European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States)

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/statement_22_1423 We, the leaders of the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States condemn Putin’s war of choice and attacks on the sovereign nation and people of Ukraine. We stand with the Ukrainian government … Continua a leggere

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Restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine

2022 327 CSFP 2022 328 EU 2022 329 CSFP 2022 330 EU 2022 331 CSFP 2022 332 EU 2022 333 CSFP

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Press statement by President von der Leyen on Russia’s aggression against Ukraine

Early this morning, Russian troops invaded Ukraine, a free and sovereign country. Once again, in the centre of Europe, innocent women, men and children are dying or fear for their lives. We condemn this barbaric attack, and the cynical arguments … Continua a leggere

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Press Statement of President Charles Michel of the European Council and President Ursula von der Leyen of the European Commission on Russia’s unprecedented and unprovoked military aggression of Ukraine

We condemn in the strongest possible terms Russia’s unprecedented military aggression against Ukraine. By its unprovoked and unjustified military actions, Russia is grossly violating international law and undermining European and global security and stability. We deplore the loss of life … Continua a leggere

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Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China on the International Relations Entering a New Era and the Global Sustainable Development

Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China

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Joint Statement of the United States and Germany on Support for Ukraine, European Energy Security, and Climate Goals

https://www.state.gov/joint-statement-of-the-united-states-and-germany-on-support-for-ukraine-european-energy-security-and-our-climate-goals/

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On significant distortions in the economy of the Russian Federation for the purposes of trade defence investigations

COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT on significant distortions in the economy of the Russian Federation for the purposes of trade defence investigations tradoc_158997

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US Senate approves Nord Stream 2 Russia-Germany pipeline sanctions

https://www.dw.com/en/us-senate-approves-nord-stream-2-russia-germany-pipeline-sanctions/a-51711980

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Department of Justice Announces Indictment Charging Russians, Italians and Others With Attempting to Evade Security Sanctions Individuals and Companies Disguised Destination of Mining Equipment

A newly unsealed superseding indictment has charged Russian and Italian nationals, a U.S. citizen and various companies in a conspiracy to evade international trade sanctions. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia unsealed the superseding indictment … Continua a leggere

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ICJ: Ukraine – Russia – The Court finds that it has jurisdiction to entertain the claims made by Ukraine and that the Application in relation to those claims is admissible

APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AND OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (UKRAINE v. RUSSIAN FEDERATION) 166-20191108-

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Russia and Ukraine Swap Dozens of Prisoners

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ART. XXI GATT – SECURITY EXCEPTION: DS512: Russia — Measures Concerning Traffic in Transit

https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds512_e.htm 7.126. The Panel finds as follows: a. As of 2014, there has existed a situation in Russia’s relations with Ukraine that constitutes an emergency in international relations within the meaning of subparagraph (iii) of Article XXI(b) of the GATT … Continua a leggere

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ECHR grants interim measure in new inter-State case brought by Ukraine against Russia concerning events in the Kerch Strait

Today, the European Court of Human Rights decided to indicate to the Russian Government by way of interim measure that, in the interests of the parties and the proper conduct of the proceedings before it, they should ensure that appropriate … Continua a leggere

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Ukraine: EU adds six entities involved in the construction of the Kerch Bridge connecting the illegally annexed Crimea to Russia to sanctions list

The Council added six entities to the list of those subject to restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. They are listed because of their involvement in the construction of the Kerch … Continua a leggere

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Kerch Strait bridge (“the Crimean Bridge”): individual sanctions against 6 people involved in the illegal construction of the Kerch Strait bridge.

It seems that at the recent EU-Ukraine Summit the ambassadors of the EU member states approved the decision to impose individual sanctions against 6 people involved in the illegal construction of the Kerch Strait bridge. http://www.president.gov.ua/en/news/dyakuyu-za-pidtrimku-ukrayini-u-protidiyi-rosijskomu-agresor-48810

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Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months. Il Consiglio ha prorogato le sanzioni economiche riguardanti settori specifici dell’economia russa fino al 31 gennaio 2019.

On 5 July 2018, the Council prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 January 2019. This decision follows an update from President Macron and Chancellor Merkel to the European Council of 28-29 June 2018 on the … Continua a leggere

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