EU sanctions those involved in the illegal export of turbines to Crimea

Last month, we reported that Germany-based firm Siemens had brought proceedings against Russian firm Technopromexport for exporting Siemens-built power turbines to Crimea in apparent violation of EU sanctions (see previous blog). The EU has now sanctioned Technopromexport for exporting the turbines to Crimea, along with 2 other entities and 3 people connected with the export.

See Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1417 implementing Council Regulation (EU) 269/2014 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/1418 amending Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP. The EU’s notice is here, and the UK’s notice is here.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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