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The Commission will present measures to include corruption in the EU’s human rights sanctions regime

“That is why in the coming year the Commission will present measures to update our legislative framework for fighting corruption. We will raise standards on offences such as illicit enrichment, trafficking in influence and abuse of power, beyond the more … Continua a leggere

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

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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

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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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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

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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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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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E3 statement on the JCPoA: 7 December 2020

The governments of France, Germany and the UK respond to Iranian plans to expand its nuclear programme and restrict IAEA monitoring access. Statement by the governments of France, Germany and the United Kingdom: We, the governments of France, Germany and … Continua a leggere

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USA: The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization

Executive Order 13936 of July 14, 2020 The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization 2020-15646

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Verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran in light of United Nations Security Council resolution 2231 (2015)

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Rule of Law: European Commission launches infringement procedure to safeguard the independence of judges in Poland

Today, the European Commission launched an infringement procedure by sending a Letter of Formal Notice to Poland regarding the new law on the judiciary of 20 December 2019, which entered into force on 14 February 2020. Link Rule_of_Law_Poland

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USTR: Response to Coronavirus Crisis

Invites Public Comments to Identify Additional Products Potentially Helpful to U.S. Response Washington, DC – Throughout the process of administering its Section 301 action to combat China’s acts, policies and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation, the … Continua a leggere

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Bachelet calls for easing of sanctions to enable medical systems to fight COVID-19 and limit global contagion

Arabic | Chinese | French | Russian | Spanish GENEVA (24 March 2020) – Broad sectoral sanctions should urgently be re-evaluated in countries facing the coronavirus pandemic, in light of their potentially debilitating impact on the health sector and human … Continua a leggere

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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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A presentation and technical advice on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to evade sanctions

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, John C. Demers, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, John Brown, Assistant Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) Counterintelligence Division, and William F. … Continua a leggere

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Russia and Ukraine Swap Dozens of Prisoners

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New sanctions regime in the field of cybersecurity

Council Regulation (EU) 2019/796 of 17 May 2019 concerning restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/797 of 17 May 2019 concerning restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States … Continua a leggere

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Executive Order on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-securing-information-communications-technology-services-supply-chain/ https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/message-congress-securing-information-communications-technology-services-supply-chain/ See also OFAC Sanctions Related to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities

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The ECJ on the Restrictive measures adopted in view of the situation in Libyia

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (Third Chamber) 17 January 2019 – Case C?168/17 (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures adopted in view of the situation in Libya — A chain of contracts concluded … Continua a leggere

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The Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

2019 No. 26 EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION The Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (c.16) in order to address failures … 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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