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Source: in the EU have approved extension of sanctions against natural persons and the companies of the Russian Federation - RIA Novosti, 9/5/2018


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BRUSSELS, 5 Sep — RIA Novosti. The preparatory body of the EU Council at a meeting on Wednesday has approved the decision on extension of individual sanctions against the Russian Federation which is earlier agreed at technological level, has told journalists a source in structures of the EU.© of the RIA Novosti / Maxims of Pancakes to Pass into an image bank "Too big for sanctions". Why at the USA it is impossible "to punish Russia" On Wednesday there has taken place the planned meeting of committee of permanent representatives of EU countries in which agenda point on measures in connection with "undermining sovereignty of Ukraine" appeared. "Permanent representatives at a meeting of committee have approved extension of sanctions for the following half a year" — I have reported a source. The EU Council has prolonged on March 12 for half a year, till September 15, to Pass sanctions against a number of natural and legal entities whom it accuses of undermining territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Vitvitsky into an image bank In European Parliament called sanctions against Russia "the ridiculous farce" Individual sanctions against citizens of the Russian Federation and Ukraine whom the European Union accuses of undermining territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, have been entered in March, 2014 and since then regularly lasted for half a year. Their list constantly extended as at the expense of citizens of Ukraine, heads of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics and representatives of a militia, and at the expense of the Russian political and public figures and legal entities. Now 154 persons and 44 organizations appear in the list. The source has reported that the leader of the samorovozglashenny Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko who has died on August 31 is excluded from the list. Earlier in him there were 155 natural persons.

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