New EU sanctions against Russia are proposed to be extended to Belarus

New EU sanctions against Russia are proposed to be extended to Belarus
New EU sanctions against Russia are proposed to be extended to Belarus

The new package of EU sanctions against Russia may include price cuts for oil and the IT sector, The Financial Times reported. According to the publication, Poland and the Baltic countries want Belarus to fall under the sanctions.

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According to the Financial Times, as new sanctions, the EU may impose a price cap on Russian oil, as well as take measures against the information technology sector. In addition, new individuals will be subject to sanctions.

The publication reports that Poland and the Baltic countries also propose to disconnect some Russian banks from the SWIFT system of international transfers, they propose to extend these measures to Belarus.

Recall that after the announcement of the holding of referendums in the territories of the self-proclaimed DPR, LPR and the occupied parts of the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions on joining Russia, the EU began work on a new draft of sanctions. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said that the new, eighth in a row, package of sanctions against Russia will include personal and sectoral restrictions.

The article is in Russian

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