The leaders of Belarus, Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine in Minsk for February 2015 talks. By Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 4.0.
Almost two years have passed since the European Union and a number of other countries introduced, on July 31, 2014, the third and most consequential round of economic and other sanctions against Russia. These measures were introduced in response to Moscow’s invasion into Ukraine in late February 2014, and the escalation of its hybrid war in the Donets Basin (or Donbas) in June-July 2014. It is today sometimes forgotten that, only after that, the EU conditioned a lifting …read more
Source: Harvard International Review