Francesca Baratta


On 2 March 2022, the EU significantly expanded its sanctions against Belarus, in response to Belarus’ role in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Belarus was already subject to significant EU sanctions targeting its financial, dual-use, military, tobacco, petroleum and potash sectors, many of which were imposed following the Belarusian Government’s response to civil unrest following the 2021 election (see our previous post here). Many of the changes are in line with sanctions imposed against Russia…