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EU Calls Upon UN Countries to Impose Sanctions Against Russia

On a second anniversary of Russia’s cast of Crimea from Ukraine, a European Union has once again cursed Moscow’s actions and called on a countries of a United Nations to join in sanctions opposite Russia.

“The EU will continue to belong to a full doing of a non-recognition policy, including by limiting measures,” a matter published Friday on a Russian-language website of EU’s European External Action Service said.

“The EU again calls on a states-members of a United Nations to cruise identical non-recognition measures in line with a UN General Assembly Resolution 68 / 262,” a matter said.

The matter combined that following annexation, a tellurian rights conditions in Crimea has run-down to a critical degree. The EU voiced sold regard over a harm of a Crimean Tatars.

In addition, a EU has demanded that Russia recover Ukrainian adults Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, who have been “detained and convicted in defilement of general law.”

Ukrainian filmmaker Sentsov and his associate Kolchenko were incarcerated in Crimea on terrorism charges and convicted for 20 and 10 years respectively by a Russian troops justice in Aug 2015. Sentsov and Kolchenko denied a charges.

Russian President Vladimir Putin rigourously annexed a Crimean Peninsula on Mar 18, 2014 after a doubtful referendum carried out on Mar 16 showed 97 percent of electorate upheld fasten Russia. The infancy of a general village does not commend a formula of a referendum.

The Kremlin’s actions were widely criticized by a West and resulted in a introduction of sanctions on Russia by a United States, a EU and other Western countries.

On Mar 27, 2014, a fortitude condemning a seizure of a peninsula was adopted by a UN General Assembly. The request confirms a territorial firmness of Ukraine and calls on all countries “to refrain from any movement that could be interpreted as a recognition” of Crimea’s transition to Russia.

The fortitude was upheld by 100 countries — 58 countries abstained from voting and 11 countries spoke out opposite it.

A series of countries corroborated a UN fortitude though have not imposed sanctions opposite Russia: Mexico, Chile, Peru, Jordan, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines, a RBC business news group reported Friday.

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