EU bans Russian media & closes airspace to all Russian planes
EU leaders announced tough new sanctions on Russia on Sunday, such as closing the entirety of EU airspace to Russian planes – including private jets.
Kremlin’s media machine
A blanket ban on TV, online and apps for Russian state media outlets RT and Sputnik, which European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen called “the Kremlin’s media machine”.
EU leaders announced a raft of tough new sanctions on Russia on Sunday. Von der Leyen also said the bloc was taking the unprecedented step of financing €450 million in arms to Ukraine and introducing restrictions on exports from Russian ally Belarus.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borell, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said Russia Today and Sputnik “will no longer be able to spread their lies to justify Putin’s war and to sow division in our union”
Russia’s flagship carrier Aeroflot suspends flights to Europe
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