EU: New sanctions against Russia focused on limiting access to military technologies

13th package of sanctions against Russia

13th package of sanctions against Russia

The European Commission today announced the adoption of a 13th package of sanctions against Russia targeting Russia's military and defense sector.

According to today’s EC release, the new package also includes:

  • 194 individual designations, including 106 individuals and 88 entities, bringing the total number of individual listings to over 2000
  • Trade measures aimed at preventing Russia from acquiring Western sensitive technologies for military use, particularly in relation to drones
  • Measures to foster international cooperation, adding the United Kingdom to the list of partner countries for iron and steel imports



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