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EU imposes more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis
Posted By admin On April 29, 2014 @ 9:44 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled
JOHN O’DONNELL AND STEVE GUTTERMAN
April 29, 2014
The European Union announced asset freezes and travel bans on 15 Russians and Ukrainians over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine, but the measures were seen as less aggressive than sanctions imposed this week by the United States.
In Ukraine’s eastern city of Luhansk, hundreds of pro-Russian separatists stormed the regional government headquarters, unopposed by police, and the Ukrainian government said it had information that they also planned to seize the local television center.
The EU list published on Tuesday included senior Russian politicians but did not extend to companies, several of which were singled out by Washington when it extended its sanctions list on Monday.
Moscow immediately denounced the new EU measures, saying the Europeans were simply doing Washington’s bidding and should be ashamed of themselves. A senior Russian politician said Moscow was working on measures to counter the new sanctions.
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