Research & Insights

Russia Sanctions Highlights | August 2014

Russia Sanctions Highlights | August 2014

Faith Musingarimi, Assistant Vice President at Bivium Capital

Sanctions on Russia stemming from its annexation of Crimea in March have evolved from initial restrictions on some high profile Russian individuals, to most recently, sanctions targeting key Russian industries as the Ukrainian crisis has continued to escalate. Following the July announcements by the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) of additional sanctions on Russia, we felt it would be useful to review the potential impact of sanctions on Russia, and beyond.