European Union sanctions against Russia extended again

December 21, 2016   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: ,

The European Union’s European Council announced a six-month extension of sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine on Monday.

The EU imposed sanctions against Russia’s financial, energy and defence sectors “in response to Russia’s actions destabilizing the situation in Ukraine,” a statement by the council Monday said, referring to Russia’s annexation of Crimea and involvement with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The sanctions have been extended at six-month intervals.

 

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