The court of the European Union refused to lift sanctions against the former Prime Minister of Ukraine under Yanukovych, Mykola Azarov.

Azarov failed to achieve the lifting of EU sanctions in court

This writes European true with reference to the decision of the court, reports Biznestsentr.

Azarov challenged the sanctions imposed against him by the Council of the European Union in 2016.

This protection Azarov claimed that the sanctions were violated fundamental property rights and the conduct of business, to an independent investigation, and that the former Prime Minister was in the list on the basis of false judgments.

In its decision, the court refused to exclude Azarov from the sanctions list of the EU and ordered ex-Premier to recover their own legal costs and expenses of the EU Council.

A month ago, the EU Court also refused to lift the sanctions against the former Minister of energy and coal industry Eduard Stavitsky.

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Recall, March 6, 2014, the EU imposed sanctions in the form of an assets freeze against former Ukrainian officials since the presidency of Yanukovych for abuse of public finances and human rights violations.

As reported, in March this year, the EU Council extended sanctions against the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his associates, at the same time the restrictions were lifted against the former Minister of justice of Ukraine Elena Lukash and Deputy Sergei Klyuyev.

In the sanctions list together with Yanukovych, a former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, former interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko, former Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka and his son Artem, former head of the AP Andriy Klyuyev, a former Deputy Minister of internal Affairs Victor Ratushnyak, former first Deputy Prime Minister Serhiy Arbuzov, former Minister of income and fees Alexander Klimenko, former energy Minister Eduard stavytsky, former Minister of education Dmitry Tabachnik, the oligarch Sergey Kurchenko.

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