Thursday, December 12, 2019

E.U. Leaders Agree To Extend Russian Sanctions By Six Months

DW: EU extends sanctions on Russia over Ukraine conflict

EU sanctions targeting Moscow's finance, energy and defense industries will stay in place until mid-2020. The decision comes after the leaders of Russia and Ukraine met in Paris to seek a solution to Ukraine conflict.

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months, officials said.

The measures were first implemented in 2014 after Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and backed a separatist insurgency in the country's east.

The sanctions, which were set to expire in January, will now be in place until the end of July 2020.

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More News On E.U. Leaders Agreeing To Extend Russian Sanctions By Six Months

EU leaders agree to extend sanctions on Russia: diplomats -- Reuters
EU leaders extend Russia sanctions for six months over 2014 annex of Crimea -- France 24
EU Extends Sanctions On Russia For Role In Ukraine Conflict -- RFE

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