EU extends sanctions against Russia – journalist

The European Union extended economic sanctions against Russia for six months. This was reported by the correspondent of “Radio Liberty” Rikard Jozwiak.

According to him, the sanctions will apply until 31 January 2018.

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The EU economic sanctions against #Russia have now been prolonged to 31 Jan 2018. #Ukraine #Crimea

— Rikard Jozwiak (@RikardJozwiak) 28 Jun 2017

Earlier, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk assured that sanctions against Russia will be extended for at least the next six months.

USA, in turn, the sanctions list was expanded. They imposed restrictive measures for a further 38 Russians and Russian organizations for the invasion of Russia in Ukraine. Thus, the number of organizations that fall under the sanctions, were the Russian private military company “Wagner” and by businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is the chef of the government of the Russian Federation, in particular President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

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