The European Commission adopted a proposal for a " significant further steps " to expand sanctions against Russia, the solution for the EU countries, according to a communiqu? released by the EC.
The EC submitted for approval to the Council of the EU additional punishment against Russia, which must be approved by written procedure before the end of the week, ITAR-TASS reported. On Tuesday, it was announced that the EU made a proposal to make wider black lists of individuals and organizations to put pressure on the Russian Federation. It was also proposed to make a wider list of banned exports to the Russian Federation products. In addition, individual members of the community made an offer to stop for some time, Russia's membership in FIFA and UEFA. The final decision on sanctions, as expected, will be made on the last working day of the week. With the introduction of new sanctions against Russia does not agree to all EU countries. So, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka on Wednesday received from their colleagues in the government the mandate to make objections in preparing a draft of the new penalties. Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection With the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations turned to measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia has restricted the import of food items from countries that have imposed regarding her punishment.