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EU Adds 13 Ukrainians, 5 Groups to Sanctions List

The European Union on Thursday added five separatist groups and 13 Ukrainians to the bloc's sanctions list for their roles in elections this month in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, diplomats said. The action taken by the 28 EU ambassadors "responds to the separatist vote which undermined ... the implementation of the Minsk protocol" establishing a cease-fire in the region, one of the sources told the French news agency AFP. The EU targeted the Ukrainian individuals with...

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