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EU-Russia Sanctions War. Part II: Consequences of restrictive measures for Hungary - national interests and questions of loyalty

2014. October 02. 10:11

Balazs Horvathy - Adrienn Nyircsák

The escalation of the crisis in Ukraine reached a tipping point in March 2014, when the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation, following a referendum widely deemed illegitimate, triggered a concerted response from the EU in the form of a series of restrictive measures labelled “economic sanctions”. After the evaluation of the legal and political framework of the EU sanctions and the counter-measures by Russia presented in the first part of our analysis, we now turn to the discussion of the repercussions of the sanctions on the national level and the political expression of the perceived clash between Union and national interests.

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