EU Court recognizes sanctions against Yanukovych and his son as legal
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has made a ruling on the appeal of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and his son Oleksandr regarding the sanctions placed on them by the EU in 2015 and 2016, reported Evropeyskaya Pravda with reference to the court secretariat.
In the lawsuit, the Yanukovych family appealed the CJEU’s ruling from a year ago. On September 15, the European General Court ruled on two waves of sanctions introduced by the EU Council against the former president and his son. The court in Luxembourg retroactively lifted the sanctions dating back to 2014, but …read more