US President signs Ukraine Freedom Support Act into law

On 13 December 2014, the US Congress passed legislation entitled the “Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014” (H.R. 5859) seeking to impose new sanctions against Russia and in support of Ukraine.  On Thursday, December 18, President Obama signed the Act into law, while stating that at present, the Administration does not intend to impose new sanctions pursuant to the Act.

For further details on the law, click here to read our briefing.

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