Kyiv: Ukraine provided the EU with proof of Russia’s circumvention of sanctions

Kostiantyn Yelisieiev, the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine announced on Channel 5 TV that the representatives of the European Union at the Ukraine-EU summit were presented with information about Russia's circumvention of sanctions.

Yelisieiev said that the representatives of Ukraine handed over the document, which spelled out all the facts and cases whereby Russia managed to circumvent European sanctions. According to him, Kyiv also drew attention to attempts of the Russian Federation to circumvent the sanctions regime with the help of some European countries.

Earlier, Reuters reported that in circumvention of EU sanctions, Russia delivered turbines manufactured by the German company Siemens for power plants to the annexed Crimea.

It became known later that the Russian company Interautomatika AG is involved in the installation of gas turbines at CHP-plant in the Crimea. 45.7% of Interautomatika is owned by German partners.

  Sanctions on Russia, Siemens, turbines