On 14th May, following the organisation by the Russian Federation of Russian presidential elections in the illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol, EU Regulation 2018/705/EU added 5 new names to the sanctions list in Annex I of EU Regulation 269/2014/EU.

See also EU Council Decision 2018/706/CFSP.

HM Treasury issued a news release advising of the changes on 14th May –

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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