EU Levels Sanctions On Ukraine, US Imposes Visa Ban

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 5:28 PM EST) -- The European Union on Thursday followed through on a threat to impose targeted sanctions in response to deadly clashes taking place in Ukraine, while the U.S. State Department imposed a travel ban on senior members of the Ukrainian government.

Following indications Wednesday that the EU and U.S. would consider leveling sanctions as one of a number of possible responses to escalating political violence in Ukraine, the European Council on Thursday said it would freeze assets and impose a travel ban on individuals that are tied to...
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