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Ukraine shares proof with EU that Russia circumvents sanctions

Deputy head of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev has announced that the Ukrainian side handed over a document to the European Union that lists all facts of Russia's circumvention of EU sanctions, according to Channel 5.

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Yeliseyev claims some European countries help Russia circumven EU sanctions / Photo from UNIAN

Information that Russia circumvents the sanctions was shared with representatives of the European Union at the Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv, he said.

Some European countries contribute to the circumvention, he said.

The document shared with the European side lists all facts and cases when Russia has succeeded in bypassing the EU sanctions.

Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea - Reuters witnessesAs earlier reported, Reuters reported on March 17, 2017, that Germany's Siemens had supplied four turbines to Russia for alleged construction of a power plant on the Taman peninsula close to Russian-annexed Crimea. Crimea is subject to EU sanctions, which ban European companies from supplying energy technologies onto the Crimean peninsula.

On July 7, Siemens announced that it would create an ad hoc group to verify reports about alleged supplies of its turbines to the annexed Crimea.

Tags: Russia, Crimea, Europe, sanctions

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