EU imposes new sanctions concerning Ukraine, extends those on Nicaragua
The Council of the EU has decided to impose restrictive measures on an additional 8 individuals for actively supporting actions and implementing policies that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.
This brings the number of addresses of the EU’s sanctions concerning Ukraine to a total of 185 persons and 48 entities. Originally deployed in 2014, the sanctions have been applied in view of the misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds or for the abuse of office causing a loss to Ukrainian public funds. The persons listed in the sanctions list include law enforcement officials responsible for enforcing Russian law in Crimea and Sevastopol, which the EU does not recognise as part of Ru