More than 17,000 sanctions have been imposed against the Russian Federation: now, we can see the result

March 15, 2024


The EU will punish for circumventing sanctions, and thinks about practical solutions to raise the efficiency of restrictions imposed earlier. More than 17,000 personal and sectoral sanctions were imposed against the Kremlin after the full-scale invasion. Currently, the aggressor country is the record holder in this respect. The co-director of foreign policy and international security programmes of Razumkov Centre Mykhailo Pashkov was interviewed live by the FREEDOM TV channel and told us, how they affect the Russian economy.

Mykhailo Pashkov

Co-Director, Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes

Born in 1958 in Roslavl, Smolensk oblast, Russia


Smolensk Institute of Pedagogy, Faculty of the Russian Language and Literature (1979)

Moscow Institute of Youth, Faculty of Journalism (1986)

Kyiv Institute of Political Science and Public Administration (1991)

Ph. D. in Philosophy; the author of more than 50 publications

1979 – 1989 — worked at different positions in district, regional and republican newspapers in Russia and Moldova

1991 – 1994 — worked in scientific institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

1994 – 1998 — Diplomatic Service at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Russian Federation

Since December 1999 — Razumkov Centre's Leading Expert

Diplomatic Rank: First Secretary. Most recent position in state structures — Chief Consultant, Analytical Service of Ukraine's NSDC Staff

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