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EU Extends Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

European Union foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for an additional six months in response to the country's role in neighboring Ukraine. The move came during a meeting of the 28-member bloc's foreign ministers in Luxembourg.  EU envoys had preliminarily approved the measure last week. The sanctions target Russia's energy, defense and financial sectors and have been in place since July 2014, some four months after Russia...

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