Disinfo: Brussels wants to lift anti-Russian sanctions

Summary

Brussels wants to lift anti-Russian sanctions. Relations between Moscow and Brussels soured due to the situation in Ukraine, after Crimea decided by public vote to secede from Kiev and rejoin Russia.

Disproof

As Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union, stressed on 14 March 2016, the full implementation of the Minsk agreements is a key element for any substantial change in EU-Russia relations (bit.ly/1QZRbOC), . Relations between Moscow and Brussels soured following the illegal annexation of Crimea and the deliberate destabilisation of Ukraine by the Russian Federation.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 30
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 06/06/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Anti-Russian, Sanctions, Crimea
  • Outlet: sputniknews.com

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