Disinfo: Sanctions against Russia will continue for 50 years and Russia…

Summary

Sanctions against Russia will continue for 50 years and Russia should understand it.

Disproof

The EU imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and the deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country (bit.ly/19wwzP3), . 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), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 29
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 31/05/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Anti-Russian, Sanctions

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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