EU AMENDS LARGE NUMBER OF PERSONS AND ENTITIES SUBJECT TO UKRAINE SANCTIONS AND LISTS OTHERS FOLLOWING THE KERCH STRAIT INCIDENT

On 15th March, EU Regulation 2019/408/EU saw the amendment of a number of entries listed for actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

At the same time, EU Regulation 2019/409/EU added 8 new names following the detention of Ukrainian sailors by Russia in the Kerch Strait on 25th November, in breach of international law and Ukraine sovereignty.

See also EU Council Decisions 2019/415/CFSP and 2019/416/CFSP.

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32019R0408&from=EN

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32019R0409&from=EN

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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