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EU court lifts some sanctions on Yanukovych, his allies

EU court lifts some sanctions on Yanukovych, his allies
Viktor Yanukovych
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The European Court of Justice has lifted sanctions, which were extended in 2016-2018, on former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his allies.

Thus, the court granted the lawsuits filed by Viktor Yanukovych, Oleksandr Yanukovych, Oleksandr Klymenko, Serhiy Arbuzov, Viktor Pshonka, Artem Pshonka and Andriy Klyuyev, according to the Yevropeyska Pravda news website.

The decision concerns sanctions extended by the EU Council during 2016-2018.

The EU sanctions against 12 former Ukrainian officials and their closest associates prolonged in March 2019 will remain in force.

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