Today, the European Union announced that it would close EU airspace to all Russian-owned, Russian registered, or Russian-controlled aircraft, including private aircraft owned by the Russian elite.  The bloc’s move follows similar measures adopted by a growing number of Member States in recent days.

The EU will also impose sanctions on Russia Today and Sputnik,

This post was updated on 2/24 following the release of the underlying EU legislation.

Yesterday, the European Union imposed new sanctions on Russia in response to the situation in Ukraine.  The array of measures imposed by the EU mirror elements of the sanctions imposed over the last few days by the United States and United