On 24 January 2022 the European Council approved certain conclusions asserting that European security is indivisible, that challenges to the European security order affects the security of the EU and its member states, and that the EU will provide unwavering support for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and other neighbouring states. The European Council has condemned Russia’s actions with respect to Ukraine and has stated that further military action by Russia against Ukraine would have consequences.

The European Council conclusions are available here.


Johanna is a trainee solicitor in the EU, Competition and Trade team in London.