EU extends sanctions against Russia until September 2015
January 30 , 2015
The EU has extended the sanctions against Russia till September, but imposed no new sanctions.
In a meeting in Brussels on 29 January, EU foreign ministers also indicated that the list of individuals to be targeted for asset freezes and travel bans could be expanded.
Meanwhile, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, with exchange of fire reported near Debaltseve town.
Nato has alleged that Russian armored vehicles and tanks are involved in the fighting in eastern Ukraine, a claim that Moscow denies.