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Russia first invaded Ukraine in 2014 and on a larger scale in 2022 (Photo: Serhii Myhalchuk)

EU plans mini-sanctions on Russia for war anniversary

The EU's biennial Russia-war sanctions are to blacklist a few Kremlin minions, while letting Russian diplomats and oligarchs off the hook.

The blacklist is to contain a "few dozen" Belarusian and Russian military officers waging war on Ukraine as well as Russians involved in abductions of Ukrainian children, several EU diplomats said on Tuesday (6 February).

The new measures also name a handful of non-EU firms helping Russia to get hold of prohibited arms components.

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Russia first invaded Ukraine in 2014 and on a larger scale in 2022 (Photo: Serhii Myhalchuk)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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