“Sanctions against Rosatom: why this is important”, Volodymyr Omelchenko (Razumkov Centre, Ukraine)  

Ukraine has long been saying that sanctions against the Russian civilian nuclear sector should become part of the global sanctions package. Ukraine has already imposed sanctions against two hundred people relating to the Russian nuclear energy sector. Finally, Germany proposed to the European Union to introduce limitations on the Russian nuclear industry in the next package of sanctions against the Russian Federation. 

This decision is especially important because it is necessary to put an end the impunity of the Russian Rosatom company for its actions at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant. What Rosatom is doing at ZNPP is nuclear blackmail, a violation of all the main pillars of nuclear safety defined by the IAEA. 

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