The European Data Protection Board (EBPB) has published an opinion on data transfers between EU member states and Russia. The EDPB confirms that Russia is "no longer a contracting party" to EU legal frameworks and protocols following sanctions connected to the war in Ukraine. The lack of an EU adequacy decision means transfers involving Russian companies can only occur "using one of the other transfer instruments provided for in Chapter V (of the EU General Data Protection Regulation)."
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