In a widely anticipated decision that came after the EU’s leaders last week unanimously gave the green light for an extension of sanctions against Russia, the European Union ambassadors have officially prolonged for another six months, the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow for its actions in Ukraine. The EU sanctions mainly target Russia’s energy and banking sectors, and were first imposed in the summer of 2014 after Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of fighting.
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