European Union imposes sanctions against Russians involved in capture of Ukrainian sailors

US EU Canada slap sanctions on Russia over aggression against Ukraine

Canada imposed sanctions on 114 people and 15 entities in response to Russia's military action against the Ukrainian ships, while the European Union sanctioned eight more Russians over the standoff.

The United States, the European Union (EU) and Canada imposed new sanctions on Russian Federation over its continued aggression against Ukraine.

The EU said its sanctions affected senior security service officials and military commanders accused of preventing Ukrainian ships from reaching port.

The EU, together with Australia, Canada and the United States, has imposed sanctions on individuals for their role in Russia's use of military force against 3 Ukrainian vessels and their crew in the Kerch Strait and Black Sea in November 2018.

Last November, the Russian navy captured 24 Ukrainian sailors and their vessels in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black and Azov seas.

According to the US State Department, Washington's new set of restrictions have been introduced in coordination with the European Union and Canada. A statement released by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland read: "Canada and its allies are unwavering in our support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity".

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"We also call on Russian Federation to respect Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders, including its territorial waters".

In the more than five years after Moscow invaded and illegally annexed neighbouring Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, relations between the European Union and Russian Federation have soured to the point that the two sides, along with the rest of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance and the Kremlin's hodgepodge of equally anti-Western allies, are now deeply involved in a second Cold War.

"Additionally, the United States imposed sanctions on six Russian defense firms, including shipbuilding companies; two individuals involved in the November sham "elections" in Russia-controlled eastern Ukraine; and two Russian energy and construction companies operating in Crimea". We will continue to take necessary action together in response to Russia's efforts to destabilise Ukraine.

European Union sanctions target eight senior Russian security personnel and military officers responsible for detaining three Ukrainian vessels in disputed waters off the coast of Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed in 2014.

In 2014, the U.S. imposed sanctions against Russian Federation for the first time following the unfolding of the Ukrainian crisis. He claimed his net worth has dropped by $7.5bn because of the measures.

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