Australia’s expanded sanctions against Russia come into force

Australia’s expanded sanctions against Russia, first announced on September 1, 2014, came into effect on Tuesday, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said.

Australia’s expanded sanctions against Russia, first announced on September 1, 2014, came into effect on Tuesday, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said.

The sanctions include restrictions on export and import of arms and related materiel, export to Russia of certain items for use in petroleum exploration and production, export to Crimea and Sevastopol of certain items for use in the energy and minerals sector.

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