The Council on economy and Finance of the European Union adopted additional individual penalties relative to Russia in connection with situation in Ukraine, said the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic Peter Kazimir, without going into Details.
"You will receive the information from the communiqu?, which could be tomorrow ", - reports the words " news Agency ". Reuters said that the EU Finance Ministers agreed to impose fresh punishment against the Crimean bureaucrats. As stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevi?ius, at the initiative of Lithuania, the European Union adopted the decision to declare punishment against six deputies of the state Duma, elected in the Crimea, informs Delfi. The agenda of the Council meeting at the level of Ministers of economy and Finance said that will be made technical clarifications in the black list of citizens of Russia and Ukraine. In the black list of the EU are today 146 Residents of Russia and Ukraine, and 37 organizations - mostly government agencies and military forces proclaimed the Donetsk and Lugansk republics. All the defendants in the list are denied access to the site and to the banking system of the EU. The Council of the EU extends the validity of this sanctions every six months, its current validity period Ends March 17.