Russia violates almost 500 agreements, treaties by annexation of Crimea

21:50, 06 April 2018
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These are 407 bilateral agreements with Ukraine and 80 international treaties, Ukraine's First Deputy Information Policy Minister Emine Dzheppar said.

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In March 2014, Russia annexed Ukraine's peninsula. International organizations did not recognize the annexation, the West introduced economic sanctions.

In July 2014, sanctions were enacted in a coordinated manner by the European Union, the United States, Canada, and other allies and partners.

They were related to the import of products produced in Crimea or Sevastopol, investment in Crimea or Sevastopol, tourism services, in particular, European cruise ships cannot call at ports of the Crimean peninsula, except in case of emergency. They are also applicable to exports of certain goods and technologies to Crimean companies or use in Crimea in the transport, telecoms and energy sectors.

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