US declaration on UN reform is not organization’s document - LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 13:34
US not to strike on DPRK as it is aware Pyongyang has nuclear weapon - LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 13:32
US forces assist Syrian opposition force in crossing IS positionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 12:55
Putin discusses Russia’s economy growth with ministersBusiness & Economy September 24, 2:38
Lavrov warns against partition of SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 23, 0:00
Lavrov calls to coordinate Russian, US military action in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 21:05
Lavrov blames Obama administration for souring Russia-US tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:41
Waging war on Korean Peninsula inadmissible, says LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:36
Russian Northern Fleet completes drills in ArcticMilitary & Defense September 22, 18:01
BRUSSELS, March 15. /TASS/. The EU regulation to extend by another six month the blacklist of Russian and Ukrainian nationals came into force Wednesday to expire on September 15, 2017, according to the Official Journal of the European Union.
The decision is applied to legal entities and individuals whom the European Union views as responsible for destabilizing the situation in Ukraine.
It will enter into force on the date following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
The blacklist names 150 individuals, including Russian politicians, businessmen and law-enforcement officials, as well as the leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR). All individuals mentioned in the list are not allowed to enter the European Union, while their assets in European banks are to be frozen.
It also lists 37 legal entities, all of them are various military and political structures of DPR and LPR. European businesses are barred from any relations with them.
The blacklist is one of the three separate packages of EU sanctions imposed over the political crisis in Ukraine. The other two are a package of sectoral sanctions, renewed every six months, and a package of trade and visa restrictions on the residents of Crimea over its reunification with Russia, expanded on an annual basis.