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EU Extends Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

The European Union has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia for six months, after concluding that Moscow has failed to fully respect a peace agreement in eastern Ukraine.   The sanctions target Russia's financial, energy and defense sectors as well as some dual-use goods. The EU Council said in a statement Monday that the measures have been prolonged until July 31 while it assesses Russian compliance with the Minsk peace agreements. Despite a cease-fire declared in...

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