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EU: 5 Groups Added 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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