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In 2014 Russia lost due to sanctions of $55 billion – the UN special Rapporteur

Jazairi announced the slowdown in macroeconomic development of Russia

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Russia’s economy in 2014 lost because of international economic sanctions imposed against Russia in connection with the illegal annexation of Crimea and actions in Donbass, $55 billion of Such data by September 13, in Geneva at the meeting of the Council on human rights presented by the special Rapporteur of the UN, Idriss jazaïry, according to Spanish Agency EFE.

In the paper referred to a sharp deterioration of the Russian economy in 2014: the reduction of income per capita, the increase in the number of people living below the poverty line, the slowdown in macroeconomic development of the country. This, according to Jazairi, could be caused by sanctions and falling oil prices.

The special Rapporteur also noted that anti-Russian sanctions monthly cost to the countries from which they entered, to $3.2 billion While the main burden falls on the European Union.

Against Russia imposed economic sanctions by the United States, the European Union and some other countries in the spring of 2014 after Russia annexed the Ukrainian Peninsula of Crimea and military aggression in Eastern Ukraine. The sanctions packages several times expanded and tightened.

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