The Western leaders met at the G20 conference and agreed to extend penalties against Russia until July, said European diplomatic source.
"Elections in Ukraine are difficult. We have a chance to get what we want only if we are going to draw a map of the punishment. Financial penalties must remain in force until the end ", - said the source Reuters.
The solution, according to a source, was made despite numerous calls to cooperating with Moscow in the fight against crime and terrorist group " Islamic state ", for example, after the events in Paris, reports RIA " Novosti ". According to the source, in short the meeting was attended by the head of the USA Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of great Britain D. Cameron, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi and France's foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who represented the country instead of President Francois Hollande. During the meeting, the Western Leaders stressed the need to continue to put pressure on the Russian Federation in connection with the elections in Ukraine.