New EU Sanctions against Russia Will Be Introduced on July 25

On 25 July 2014 the Council of the European Union will introduce new sanctions against Russia.

European Union governments agreed on Thursday toadd 15 people and 18 companies or other organisations to the bloc'ssanctions list for undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity,diplomats said, Censor.NET reports, citing Reuters.

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Afterlengthy talks, EU ambassadors failed to reach agreement onsanctions against sectors of the Russian economy and will resumediscussions on Friday morning, diplomats said.

The ambassadors also agreed to expand thecriteria for the EU's sanctions to include companies and people whosupport Russian decision-makers responsible for destabilisingUkraine.

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