The Committee of permanent representatives of EU agreed on the extension of individual punishment against Russia, said a source in the EU structures.
according to his statement, limits will be extended for another six months.
in addition, on Monday, two weeks before the formal expiration of the individual penalties against Russia, the European Union initiated a review of measures taken in connection With the " undermining of the sovereignty of Ukraine ".
in March 2014 the European Union has imposed penalties against individual Russian citizens and Ukrainians, whom he accused of undermining the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. Since then they have been periodically extended for six months. Sanctions list continuously expanded both at the expense of the citizens of Ukraine, Directors of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics and authorized the militia, and by Russian politicians, public figures and legal entities. Currently, the list includes 155 people and 44 entities.
The last time the European Union extended individual punishment in March, and will expire fifteen September.