Lithuania calls for EU sanctions against Russia over Savchenko case

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Ukrainians hold portraits of Nadia Savchenko during a supportive rally in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, 11 May 2015

Lithuania calls for EU sanctions against Russia over Savchenko case


European Union sanctions against Russian officials involved in the prosecution and imprisonment of Ukrainian air force pilot Nadiya Savchenko were proposed by Lithuania.

As reported by The Baltic Times, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius told BNS news on March 9 that “there should be certain consequences for the persons related to the fabricated case, and it should be considered”.

Linkevicius also said that four other countries are supporting Lithuania’s call for sanctions. The...


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