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18th Aug 2017

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Switzerland blacklists Russians

Switzerland on Tuesday adopted the EU blacklist against dozens of Russians and pro-Russian separatists and around 20 organisations, reports the BBC. The Swiss-adopted blacklist bans Swiss companies from doing new any business with the individuals but does not impose an asset freeze on them.

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