EU expands sanctions on Russia over presidential election in Crimea

 EU expands sanctions on Russia over presidential election in Crimea

The decision made by the Council of the European Union to sanction another five Crimean officials over the organization of Russian presidential election in Crimea takes effect on May 14, the Council said in a statement.

"The Council added five persons to the list of those subject to restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine," the statement reads.

"The legal acts, including the names of the persons concerned, are available in the EU Official Journal of May 14," the Council said, noting that the regulation entered into force on the day of its publication.

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