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    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions for another 6 months
    Dec16

    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions for another 6 months

    Doug G. WareBRUSSELS, Dec. 15 (UPI) — EU leaders voted at a one-day summit Thursday to lengthen economic sanctions against Russia, over its 2014 acquisition of a region of Ukraine and acts in Syria. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. The post EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russia Casts Shadow over European Union Summit
    Dec16

    Russia Casts Shadow over European Union Summit

    BRUSSELS — Russia had no seat at the European Union’s table Thursday but it cast a shadow over the summit as a target for criticism of its role in the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence over the wars that have dragged on for years deeply frustrated a Europe limited to diplomacy, money or...

    Europe confronts limitations at year-end summit
    Dec16

    Europe confronts limitations at year-end summit

    EU leaders attempted to draw a line under an excruciatingly tough year at Thursday’s summit by extending economic sanctions on Russia, clearing the path for a trade deal with Ukraine and agreeing to move towards greater military cooperation. Such incremental advances were overshadowed, however, by their powerlessness to halt the Syrian...

    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal
    Dec16

    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal

    The Netherlands won a concession from European Union leaders Thursday that could pave for the Dutch to approve, and the EU to finally ratify, an agreement on closer ties with … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
    Dec16

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

    European Union leaders meeting Thursday in Brussels agreed to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months, EU officials said. The one-day summit, which ran late into the evening, capped a turbulent year for the 28-member group as questions loom over the integrity and future of the organization. The decision to extend sanctions on Russia...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: Channel...

    DON’T POKE THE BEAR: Now EU chiefs EXTEND sanctions against Russia amid Ukraine threat
    Dec16

    DON’T POKE THE BEAR: Now EU chiefs EXTEND sanctions against Russia amid Ukraine threat

    BRUSSELS has imposed strict sanctions onto Russia for a further six months as tensions escalate once more in Ukraine. …read more Source:...